thiram

noun

thi·​ram ˈthī-ˌram How to pronounce thiram (audio)
: a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide and seed disinfectant

Word History

Etymology

probably by alteration from thiuram the chemical group NH2CS

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thiram was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Thiram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiram. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

thiram

noun

thi·​ram ˈthī-ˌram How to pronounce thiram (audio)
: a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide
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