methoxychlor


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me·thox·y·chlor

 (mə-thŏk′sĭ-klôr′)
n.
A toxic white crystalline compound, C16H15Cl3O2, similar to DDT, and used as an insecticide.

[meth- + oxy- + (tri)chlor(oethane), a chemical compound used in pesticides.]

methoxychlor

(məˈθɒksɪˌklɔː)
n
(Chemistry) an insecticide that is chemically similar to, but less toxic than, DDT

me•thox•y•chlor

(məˈθɒk sɪˌklɔr, -ˌkloʊr)

n.
a white crystalline solid, C16H15Cl3O2, used as an insecticide.
[1945–50]
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