men·​a·​zon | \ ˈmenəˌzän \
plural -s

Definition of menazon

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

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First Known Use of menazon

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for menazon

perhaps from dimethyl + diamino- + triazine + thionate

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“Menazon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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