Meaning of toxaphene

tox•a•phene

Pronunciation: (tok'su-fēn"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. an amber, waxy, water-insoluble solid, whose principal constituent is chlorinated camphene, used as an insecticide and as a rodenticide.
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