from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An organothiophosphate insecticide, avicide, and acaricide.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The DPI results showed that the bird it examined had ingested seed containing the organophosphorus insecticide 'fenthion'.
According to an Australian Government website, fenthion is used to kill pest insects in horticultural production, home gardens and around commercial buildings, as well as controlling non-native birds nesting or roosting in commercial and industrial buildings.