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hexaethyl tetraphosphate

[hek-suh-eth-uh l]
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noun
  1. a yellow, very poisonous liquid, (C2H5O)6P4O7, soluble in water, used as an insecticide.

Origin of hexaethyl tetraphosphate

First recorded in 1945–50; hexa- + ethyl
Also called HETP
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