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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A highly toxic crystalline carbamate compound, C7H14N2O2S, used in agriculture chiefly against mites, nematodes, and aphids.

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  • noun A carbamate insecticide that acts as a cholinesterase inhibitor.

Etymologies

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

[(propion)ald(ehyde) + (methyl)carb(amoyloxime), one of its constituents.]

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