disulfoton

noun
di·​sul·​fo·​ton | \ dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌtän How to pronounce disulfoton (audio) \

Definition of disulfoton

: a toxic organophosphorus systemic insecticide C8H19O2PS3

First Known Use of disulfoton

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disulfoton

di- + sulfo- + -ton (probably from thion-)

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“Disulfoton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disulfoton. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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