[ ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]

  1. a colorless or yellowish liquid, C7H5Cl3, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

Origin of benzotrichloride

  • Also called toluene trichloride.

Words Nearby benzotrichloride Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use benzotrichloride in a sentence

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

    Coal | Raphael Meldola