Meaning of carbaryl

car•ba•ryl

Pronunciation: (kär'bu-ril), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, crystalline solid, CHNO, moderately soluble in acetone, slightly soluble in water, less toxic than DDT, used as a contact insecticide and parasiticide.
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