endosulfan

[ en-doh-suhl-fan ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and miticide, C9H6Cl6O3S, in widespread use on food and forage crops.

Origin of endosulfan

1
1960–65; end(rin) + -o- + sulf- + -an, for -ane

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