trinitroxylene

noun
tri·ni·tro·xylene | \ "+ \

Definition of trinitroxylene 

: any of several trinitro derivatives (CH3)2C6H(NO2)3 of the three xylenes or a mixture of such derivatives used as an explosive

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History and Etymology for trinitroxylene

International Scientific Vocabulary trinitr- + xylene

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