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maneb

[ man-eb ]
/ ˈmæn ɛb /
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noun Chemistry.

a carbamate fungicide, C4H6MnN2S4, used for control of numerous crop diseases.

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Origin of maneb

1975–80; probably man(ganous)e(thylene)b(is)-, components of the chemical name; cf. zineb
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