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chlorocarbon

[ klawr-uh-kahr-buhn, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr əˈkɑr bən, ˌkloʊr- /
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noun
a chemical compound containing carbon and chlorine, as carbon tetrachloride, or containing carbon, chlorine, and hydrogen, as chloroform.
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Origin of chlorocarbon

First recorded in 1810–20; chloro-2 + carbon
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