benzotrichloride

[ ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr- ]
/ ˌbɛn zoʊ traɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr- /

noun Chemistry.

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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