permethrin

noun per·meth·rin \ (ˌ)pər-ˈme-thrən \

Definition of permethrin

: a synthetic pyrethroid C21H20Cl2O3 used especially as an insecticide

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Origin and Etymology of permethrin

per- + methyl + pyrethrin


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permethrin

noun per·meth·rin \ pər-ˈmeth-rən \

medical Definition of permethrin

: a synthetic pyrethroid pesticide C21H20Cl2O3 used especially against insects, ticks, and mites

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