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disulfoton

[ dahy-suhl-fuh-ton ]
/ daɪˈsʌl fəˌtɒn /
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noun Chemistry.
a pale-yellow, highly toxic liquid, C8H19O2PS3, used as an insecticide and miticide.
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Origin of disulfoton

1960–65; perhaps di-1 + sulfo- + t(hi)on(ic acid); see thionic
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