benomyl

[ ben-uh-mil ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a toxic compound, C14H18N4O3, derived from carbamate and benzimidizole, used as a fungicide and miticide.

Origin of benomyl

1
First recorded in 1965–70; ben(z)o- + m(eth)yl

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British Dictionary definitions for benomyl

benomyl

/ (ˈbɛnəmɪl) /


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

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