zineb

noun
zin·​eb | \ ˈzi-ˌneb How to pronounce zineb (audio) \

Definition of zineb

: an agricultural fungicide C4H6N2S4Zn used especially formerly on fruits and vegetables

First Known Use of zineb

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zineb

zinc + ethylene + bis-

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“Zineb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zineb. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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