Definitions

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

  • n. A colorless insecticide, C10H19ClNO5P, used to control mites, beetles, aphids, and other plant pests.

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  • n. A particular organophosphate insecticide, highly toxic to mammals.

Etymologies

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

phosph(ate) + amid(e) + -on3.

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