Definition of thiophosgene
: a red ill-smelling liquid compound CSCl2 obtainable (as by reaction with hydrogen sulfide at high temperature) from carbon tetrachloride; thiocarbonyl chloride
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Origin and Etymology of thiophosgene
International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + phosgene
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