thiram

noun
thi·​ram | \ ˈthī-ˌram How to pronounce thiram (audio) \

Definition of thiram

: a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide and seed disinfectant

First Known Use of thiram

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thiram

probably by alteration from thiuram the chemical group NH2CS

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thiram

noun
thi·​ram | \ ˈthī-ˌram How to pronounce thiram (audio) \

Medical Definition of thiram

: a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide

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