[ zahy-ram ]
/ ˈzaɪ ræm /

noun Chemistry.

a white crystalline powder, C6H12N2S4Zn, almost insoluble in water, soluble in acetone and chloroform: used as a fungicide and rubber accelerator.

Origin of ziram

1945–50; zi(nc dimethyl dithioca)r(b)am(ate) an alternate chemical name
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