Definition of menazon in English:

menazon

noun

  • An organophosphorus compound, (CH₃O)₂PS·S·CH₂·C₃N₃(NH₂)₂, which is used as an insecticide and acaricide.

Origin

1960s. From me- + -n- (of uncertain and perhaps arbitrary origin) + az- + -on.

Pronunciation

menazon

/ˈmɛnəzən/