organochlorine

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Etymology[edit]

From organo- +‎ chlorine.

Noun[edit]

organochlorine (plural organochlorines)

  1. (chemistry) Any of very many chlorine substituted organic compounds, many of which are insecticides etc.

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Adjective[edit]

organochlorine (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry, of an organic compound) containing chlorine