tributyltin

noun
tri·​bu·​tyl·​tin | \ trī-ˈbyü-tᵊl-tən How to pronounce tributyltin (audio) \

Definition of tributyltin

: an organic compound of tin used as a biocide especially in marine antifouling paints

First Known Use of tributyltin

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tributyltin

tri- + butyl + tin entry 1

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