cacodyl

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κακώδης (kakṓdēs, evil smelling)

Noun[edit]

cacodyl (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) The dimethylarsine radical (CH3)2As-
  2. (chemistry) tetramethyldiarsine formally derived from two of these radicals; an evil-smelling liquid that spontaneously combusts in air

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