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

  • n. A crystalline compound, C7H14N2O2S, used in agriculture as a pesticide on crops such as cotton, potatoes, and sugar beets.

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

Etymologies

(propion)ald(ehyde) + (methyl)carb(amoyloxime), one of its constituents.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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