[fos-feen, -fin] /ˈfɒs fin, -fɪn/

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, poisonous, ill-smelling, flammable gas, PH 3 .
any of certain organic derivatives of this compound.
a colourless flammable gas that is slightly soluble in water and has a strong fishy odour: used as a pesticide. Formula: PH3

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