copper naphthenate

[ naf-thuh-neyt, nap- ]
/ ˈnæf θəˌneɪt, ˈnæp- /

noun Chemistry.

a green salt, soluble in benzene, used as an insecticide and a wood preservative, but harmless to plants.

Origin of copper naphthenate

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