para-dichlorobenzene

para-dichlorobenzene
/par'euh duy klawr'euh ben"zeen, -ben zeen", -klohr'-/, n. Chem.
a white, crystalline, volatile, water-insoluble solid, C6H4Cl2, of the benzene series, having a penetrating odor: used chiefly as a moth repellent.
Also, paradichlorobenzene. Also called PDB, para. Cf. dichlorobenzene.
[1875-80; PARA-1 + DI-1 + CHLORO-2 + BENZENE]

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