zinc phosphide


zinc phosphide
noun
: a dark gray powdery compound Zn3P2 having an odor resembling that of garlic and used as a rodenticide

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Chem.
a dark-gray, gritty, water-insoluble, poisonous powder, Zn3P2, used chiefly as a rodenticide.

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zinc phosphide,
an insoluble, dark-gray powder, used chiefly as a rat poison. Formula: Zn3P2

Useful english dictionary. 2012.