benzotrichloride

benzotrichloride

[ben-zoh-trahy-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless or yellowish liquid, C 7 H 5 Cl 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
Also called toluene trichloride.


Origin:
benzo- + trichloride

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