ethion


eth·i·on

noun \ˈe-thē-ˌän\

Definition of ETHION

:  a toxic organophosphate C9H22O4P2S4 used as an insecticide and acaricide

Origin of ETHION

blend of eth- and thion-
First Known Use: circa 1960

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