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endosulfan

[en-doh-suhl-fan] /ˌɛn doʊˈsʌl fæn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide and miticide, C 9 H 6 Cl 6 O 3 S, in widespread use on food and forage crops.
Origin of endosulfan
1960-1965
1960-65; end(rin) + -o- + sulf- + -an, for -ane
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