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

Word History


perhaps from dimethyl + diamino- + triazine + thionate

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of menazon was in 1961

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“Menazon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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