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copper naphthenate

[naf-thuh-neyt, nap-] /ˈnæf θəˌneɪt, ˈnæp-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a green salt, soluble in benzene, used as an insecticide and a wood preservative, but harmless to plants.
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