trichloronitrophenol

noun tri·chlo·ro·nitrophenol \ "+ \

Definition of trichloronitrophenol

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of trichloronitrophenol

trichlor- + nitrophenol


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