thiophosgene

noun
thio·​phosgene | \ ¦thīō+ \

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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History and Etymology for thiophosgene

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + phosgene

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“Thiophosgene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiophosgene. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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