aldrin

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Alder +‎ -in. Named after German chemist Kurt Alder (1902–1958).

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aldrin (usually uncountable, plural aldrins)

  1. An insecticide and persistent organic pollutant containing a naphthalene-derived compound.
    Coordinate terms: dieldrin, endrin, DDT, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

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