menazon

[men-uh-zon]

noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline compound, C6H12N5O2PS2, used as a systemic insecticide, especially for control of aphids.

Nearby words

  1. menaquinone,
  2. menaquinone ,
  3. menarche,
  4. menasha,
  5. menat,
  6. menchú,
  7. menchú, rigoberta,
  8. mencius,
  9. mencken,
  10. mencken, h. l.

Origin of menazon

1960–65; me(thyl) + (ami)n(o)- + (tri)az(ine) + (thi)on(ate)

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