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leptophos

[ lep-tuh-fos ]
/ ˈlɛp təˌfɒs /
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noun Chemistry.
a solid compound, C13H10BrCl2O2PS, used as a nonsystemic insecticide for food crops and lawn grass.
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Origin of leptophos

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