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

[Short for mercaptan.]
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a fungicide produced from mercaptan
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(ˈkæp tæn, -tən)

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