noun men·a·zon \ˈmenəˌzän\

Definition of menazon



  1. :  an organophosphate insecticide and acaricide C6H12N5O2PS2 used especially as a systemic in agriculture

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Origin and Etymology of menazon

perhaps from dimethyl + diamino- + triazine + thionate

First Known Use: 1961

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to cast off or become cast off

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