ferbam

[fur-bam]

noun Chemistry.

an iron carbamate, C9H18FeN3S6, used chiefly as a fungicide for protecting certain farm crops.

Nearby words

  1. fer-de-lance,
  2. fera,
  3. ferae naturae,
  4. feral,
  5. feral child,
  6. ferber,
  7. ferber, edna,
  8. ferberite,
  9. ferc,
  10. ferdinand

Origin of ferbam

1945–50; fer(ric dimethyl dithiocar)bam(ate)

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British Dictionary definitions for ferbam

ferbam

noun

a black slightly water-soluble fluffy powder used as a fungicide. Formula: [(CH 3) 2 NCSS] 3 Fe

Word Origin for ferbam

C20: from fer (ric dimethyldithiocar) bam (ate)

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