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benomyl

[ben-uh-mil]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a toxic compound, C14H18N4O3, derived from carbamate and benzimidizole, used as a fungicide and miticide.
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Origin of benomyl

First recorded in 1965–70; ben(z)o- + m(eth)yl
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benomyl

noun
  1. a fungicide, derived from imidazole, used on cereal and fruit crops: suspected of being carcinogenic
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