[ fur-bam ]
/ ˈfɜr bæm /
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an iron carbamate, C9H18FeN3S6, used chiefly as a fungicide for protecting certain farm crops.
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Origin of ferbam
1945–50; fer(ric dimethyl dithiocar)bam(ate)
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British Dictionary definitions for ferbam
/ (ˈfɜːbæm) /
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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