carbaryl

noun car·ba·ryl \ ˈkär-bə-ˌril \

Definition of carbaryl

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

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Origin and Etymology of carbaryl

carbamate + aryl


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carbaryl

noun car·ba·ryl \ ˈkär-bə-ˌril \

medical Definition of carbaryl

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

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