Definition of fluoroacetamide in English:

fluoroacetamide

(also fluoracetamide)

noun

  • A toxic crystalline compound which is a fluorinated derivative of acetamide, used (especially formerly) as an insecticide and rodenticide.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society.

Pronunciation

fluoroacetamide

/ˌflʊərəʊəˈsiːtəmʌɪd//ˌflʊərəʊəˈsɛtəmʌɪd//ˌflɔːrəʊəˈsiːtəmʌɪd/