captan


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cap·tan

 (kăp′tən, -tăn′)
n.
A carcinogenic white solid, C9H8Cl3NO2S, used as an agricultural fungicide and bacteriostat.

[Short for mercaptan.]

captan

(ˈkæptən)
n
a fungicide produced from mercaptan

cap•tan

(ˈkæp tæn, -tən)

n.
a white powder, C9H8Cl3NO2S, used as a fungicide on crops.
[1950–55; shortening of mercaptan]
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