Definitions for aldrinˈɔl drɪn

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  1. aldrin(Noun)

    An insecticide containing a naphthalene-derived compound.

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  1. Aldrin

    Aldrin is an organochlorine insecticide that was widely used until the 1970s, when it was banned in most countries. It is a colourless solid. Before the ban, it was heavily used as a pesticide to treat seed and soil. Aldrin and related "cyclodiene" pesticides became notorious as persistent organic pollutants.

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  1. Aldrin

    A highly poisonous substance that was formerly used as an insecticide. The manufacture and use has been discontinued in the U.S. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

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