propoxur

[ proh-pok-ser ]
/ proʊˈpɒk sər /

noun Chemistry.

a crystalline compound, C11H15NO3, used as a nonsystemic insecticide against a wide variety of insects.

Nearby words

  1. propositional attitude,
  2. propositional calculus,
  3. propositional function,
  4. propositus,
  5. propound,
  6. propoxyphene,
  7. propr,
  8. propr.,
  9. propraetor,
  10. propraetorial

Origin of propoxur

First recorded in 1960–65; prop(yl) + ox(y)-2 + ur(ethane)

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