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[ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a colorless or yellowish liquid, C7H5Cl3, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

Origin of benzotrichloride

Also called toluene trichloride.
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  • The first of these is benzyl chloride, the second benzal chloride, and the third benzotrichloride or phenyl chloroform.


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