Malathion



[mal-uh-thahy-on, ‐uh n] /ˌmæl əˈθaɪ ɒn, ‐ən/

noun
1.
an organic phosphate insecticide, C 10 H 19 O 6 S 2 P, of relatively low toxicity for mammals.
/ˌmæləˈθaɪɒn/
noun
1.
trademark a yellow organophosphorus insecticide used as a dust or mist for the control of house flies and garden pests. Formula: C10H19O6PS2

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