carbofuran

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noun car·bo·fur·an \ˌkär-bō-ˈfyu̇r-ˌan\

Definition of carbofuran

  1. :  a highly toxic broad-spectrum carbamate pesticide C12H15NO3 used on crops

Origin and Etymology of carbofuran

carbo- + furan


First Known Use: 1968


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