ben·​o·​myl ˈbe-nə-ˌmil How to pronounce benomyl (audio)
: a derivative C14H18N4O3 of carbamate and benzimidazole used especially as a systemic agricultural fungicide

Word History


benz- + -o- + methyl

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of benomyl was in 1969

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“Benomyl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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