cacodylic

[kak-uh-dil-ik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the cacodyl group.

Origin:
1840–50; cacodyl + -ic

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cacodyl (ˈkækədaɪl)
 
n
an oily poisonous liquid with a strong garlic smell; tetramethyldiarsine. Formula: [(CH3)2As]2
 
[C19: from Greek kakōdēs evil-smelling (from kakoscaco- + ozein to smell) + -yl]
 
cacodylic
 
adj

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Cacodylic acid is a defoliant that is used to edge and renovate lawns.
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