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sodium fluoroacetate

[floo r-oh-as-i-teyt, flawr-oh-, flohr-oh-] /ˌflʊər oʊˈæs ɪˌteɪt, ˌflɔr oʊ-, ˌfloʊr oʊ-/
noun, Chemistry.
a white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous powder, C 2 H 2 FO 2 Na, used as a rodenticide.
Also called 1080.
Origin of sodium fluoroacetate
First recorded in 1940-45; fluoro- + acetate Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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sodium fluoroacetate

a white crystalline odourless poisonous compound, used as a rodenticide. Formula: (CH2FCOO)Na
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