zineb

noun

zin·​eb ˈzi-ˌneb How to pronounce zineb (audio)
: an agricultural fungicide C4H6N2S4Zn used especially formerly on fruits and vegetables

Word History

Etymology

zinc + ethylene + bis-

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of zineb was in 1950

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“Zineb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zineb. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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