aldicarb

noun al·di·carb \ ˈal-də-ˌkärb \
|Updated on: 28 Apr 2018

Definition of aldicarb

: a persistent highly toxic agricultural carbamate pesticide C7H14N2O2S used against insects, mites, and nematodes

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Origin and Etymology of aldicarb

probably from aldehyde + -i- + carbamate


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aldicarb

noun al·di·carb \ ˈal-də-ˌkärb \

medical Definition of aldicarb

: a persistent highly toxic agricultural carbamate pesticide C7H14N2O2S used against insects, mites, and nematodes

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