carbaryl

noun
car·​ba·​ryl | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌril How to pronounce carbaryl (audio) \

Definition of carbaryl

: a carbamate insecticide C12H11NO2 effective especially against numerous crop, forage, and forest pests

Examples of carbaryl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, The Arizona Republic, 25 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, ajc, 24 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, Star Tribune, 24 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, The Arizona Republic, 25 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, ajc, 24 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, Star Tribune, 24 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, The Arizona Republic, 25 June 2021 If spraying is delayed and grasshoppers grow larger and more resilient, federal officials could resort to two more toxic pesticides — carbaryl and malathion, according to government documents. Matthew Brown, ajc, 24 June 2021

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First Known Use of carbaryl

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbaryl

carbamate + aryl

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“Carbaryl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbaryl. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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carbaryl

noun
car·​ba·​ryl | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌril How to pronounce carbaryl (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbaryl

: a carbamate insecticide effective against numerous crop, forage, and forest pests — see sevin

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