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[ uh-mee-noh-kahrb, am-uh-noh- ]
/ əˈmi noʊˌkɑrb, ˈæm ə noʊ- /

noun Chemistry.

a crystalline compound, C11H16N2O2, used as a nonsystemic insecticide on various food crops and forest growth.

Nearby words

aminoacidemia, aminoaciduria, aminoacyl, aminobenzene, aminobenzoic acid, aminocarb, aminocitric acid, aminocyclohexane, aminoglutethimide, aminoglycoside, aminolysis

Origin of aminocarb

amino- + carb(amate), components of the full chemical name Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019