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leptophos

[lep-tuh-fos] /ˈlɛp təˌfɒs/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a solid compound, C 13 H 10 BrCl 2 O 2 PS, used as a nonsystemic insecticide for food crops and lawn grass.
Origin
apparently lepto- + (phenyl)phos(phonothionate) a chemical component
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