disulfoton

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noun di·sul·fo·ton \dī-ˈsəl-fə-ˌtän\

Definition of disulfoton

  1. :  a toxic organophosphorus systemic insecticide C8H19O2PS3

Origin and Etymology of disulfoton

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


First Known Use: 1965


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