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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pale yellow, highly toxic systemic insecticide, C8H19O2PS3, used for some vegetables and flowers.

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  • n. A highly toxic organothiophosphate insecticide and acaricide, O,O-diethyl S-2-ethylthioethyl phosphorodithioate

Etymologies

di-1 + sulfo- + (deme)ton.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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