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chlor·dane

 (klôr′dān′) also chlor·dan (-dăn′)
n.
A colorless, odorless, viscous liquid, C10H6Cl8, formerly used as an insecticide. It may be toxic to humans and wildlife as a result of its effect on the nervous system.

[chlor(o)- + (in)d(ene) + -ane.]

chlordane

(ˈklɔːdeɪn) or

chlordan

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white insoluble toxic solid existing in several isomeric forms and usually used, as an insecticide, in the form of a brown impure liquid. Formula: C10H6Cl8
[C20: from chloro- + (in)d(ene) + -ane]

chlor•dane

(ˈklɔr deɪn, ˈkloʊr-)

also chlor•dan

(-dæn)

n.
a colorless, toxic liquid, C10H6Cl8, used as an insecticide.
[1945–50; chlor- + (in)dane an oily cyclic hydrocarbon = ind- + -ane]
Translations

chlordane

n clordano
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