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Meaning of copper naphthenate

cop'per naph'the•nate

Pronunciation: (naf'thu-nāt", nap'-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a green salt, soluble in benzene, used as an insecticide and a wood preservative, but harmless to plants.
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