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menazon

[men-uh-zon] /ˈmɛn əˌzɒn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline compound, C 6 H 1 2 N 5 O 2 PS 2 , used as a systemic insecticide, especially for control of aphids.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; me(thyl) + (ami)n(o)- + (tri)az(ine) + (thi)on(ate)
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