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endrin

[ en-drin ]
/ ˈɛn drɪn /
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noun Chemistry.

a highly toxic, chlorinated hydrocarbon, C12H8OCl6, formerly used as an insecticide.

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Origin of endrin

First recorded in 1950–55; en(do-) + (diel)drin
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