dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

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dichloro +‎ diphenyl +‎ trichloro +‎ ethane

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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (countable and uncountable, plural dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethanes)

  1. (organic chemistry) A chlorinated hydrocarbon which is mainly used as an insecticide. Mostly abbreviated as DDT.

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