chloronaphthalene

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chloronaphthalene

[klawr-uh-naf-thuh-leen, -nap-, klohr-]
noun
1.
either of two isomeric naphthalene compounds containing one chlorine atom.
2.
any of a group of compounds prepared from naphthalene and containing one or more chlorine atoms.

Origin:
chloro-2 + naphthalene

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