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trotyl

[troh-til, -teel]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. TNT.
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Origin of trotyl

First recorded in 1915–20; (trini)trot(oluene) + -yl
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trotyl

noun
  1. another name for TNT
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Word Origin

C20: from (trini) trot (oluene) + -yl
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