chlorotoluene etymology

English word chlorotoluene comes from English toluene, English chloro- ((chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.)

Detailed word origin of chlorotoluene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
toluene English (eng) (organic compound) A colourless, inflammable liquid hydrocarbon, methylbenzene, CH3.C6H5, used as a solvent, in high-octane fuels and in the production of many chemical compounds.
chloro- English (eng) (chemistry) Containing chlorine.. Green in color.
chlorotoluene English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any chlorinated derivative of toluene.

Words with the same origin as chlorotoluene

Descendants of toluene
TNT ditosyl thiotolene tolane toluenyl toluic tosyl tosylamide tosylation tosylimine
Descendants of chloro-
chloroacetic chloroadamantane chloroauric chlorobenzene chlorobiphenyl chlorocarbon chloroethylene chloroguanide chloromethylphenylsilane chloroplast chloroprocaine chloropyridine chlororuthenate chlorosilyl chlorosulfite chlorosulfuric acid chlorotoxin chlorotriazine chloroxylenol dichlorocarbene dimethylchlorosilane tetrachloromethane trichloroethane trichlorofluoromethane