diphosgene

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di·phos·gene

 (dī-fŏz′jēn′)
n.
A colorless liquid, C2Cl4O2, used in organic synthesis. Its vapor was used as a poison gas in World War I.

diphosgene

(daɪˈfɒzdʒiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an oily liquid with an extremely poisonous vapour, made by treating methanol with phosgene and chlorinating the product: has been used in chemical warfare. Formula: ClCOOCCl3

di•phos•gene

(daɪˈfɒs dʒin)

n.
a colorless liquid, C2Cl4O2, used during World War I as a poison gas.
[1920–25]