: a pale yellow crystalline compound O2NC6HCl3OH derived from ortho-nitrophenol and used in streams for killing the sea lamprey

called also 3,4,6-trichloro-2-nitrophenol

Word History


trichlor- + nitrophenol

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“Trichloronitrophenol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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