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endosulfan

[en-doh-suhl-fan]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and miticide, C9H6Cl6O3S, in widespread use on food and forage crops.
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Origin of endosulfan

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