chloranil

[ klaw-ran-l, kloh-, klawr-uh-nil, klohr- ]
/ klɔˈræn l, kloʊ-, ˈklɔr ə nɪl, ˈkloʊr- /

noun

a yellow, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C6Cl4O2, used chiefly as a fungicide and as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.

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Origin of chloranil

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