diethyltoluamide

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diethyltoluamide

[dahy-eth-uhl-tol-yoo-uh-mahyd, -mid]
noun Chemistry.
a liquid, C 12 H 17 NO, used as an insect repellent and resin solvent.
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Origin:
di-1 + ethyl + tolu + amide

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