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carbaryl

[ kahr-buh-ril ]
/ ˈkɑr bə rɪl /
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noun
a colorless, crystalline solid, C12H11NO2, moderately soluble in acetone, slightly soluble in water, less toxic than DDT, used as a contact insecticide and parasiticide.
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Origin of carbaryl

1960–65; blend of carbamate and aryl
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British Dictionary definitions for carbaryl

carbaryl
/ (ˈkɑːbərɪl) /

noun
an organic compound of the carbamate group: used as an insecticide, esp to treat head lice
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