benomyl

benomyl

[ben-uh-mil]
noun Chemistry.
a toxic compound, C 14 H 18 N 4 O 3 , derived from carbamate and benzimidizole, used as a fungicide and miticide.

Origin:
1965–70; ben(z)o- + m(eth)yl

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benomyl (ˈbɛnəmɪl)
 
n
a fungicide, derived from imidazole, used on cereal and fruit crops: suspected of being carcinogenic

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