- an iron carbamate, C9H18FeN3S6, used chiefly as a fungicide for protecting certain farm crops.
Origin of ferbam
1945–50; fer(ric dimethyl dithiocar)bam(ate)
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- a black slightly water-soluble fluffy powder used as a fungicide. Formula: [(CH 3) 2 NCSS] 3 Fe
C20: from fer (ric dimethyldithiocar) bam (ate)