Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary


noun ben·o·myl \ˈbe-nə-ˌmil\

Definition of benomyl

  1. :  a derivative C14H18N4O3 of carbamate and benzimidazole used especially as a systemic agricultural fungicide

Origin and Etymology of benomyl

benz- + -o- + methyl

First Known Use: 1969

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up benomyl? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).