[muh-thok-si-klawr, -klohr]
noun Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 1 6 H 1 5 Cl 3 O 2 , used as an insecticide.
Also called DMDT, methoxy DDT.

1945–50; methoxy- + chlor-1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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