leptophos

[ lep-tuh-fos ]
/ ˈlɛp təˌfɒs /

noun Chemistry.

a solid compound, C13H10BrCl2O2PS, used as a nonsystemic insecticide for food crops and lawn grass.

Origin of leptophos

apparently lepto- + (phenyl)phos(phonothionate) a chemical component
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