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propoxur

[proh-pok-ser] /proʊˈpɒk sər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a crystalline compound, C 1 1 H 1 5 NO 3 , used as a nonsystemic insecticide against a wide variety of insects.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; prop(yl) + ox(y)-2 + ur(ethane)
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