Definition of nabam in English:

nabam

noun

Chemistry
  • A water-soluble powder which is a fungicide formerly sprayed on the leaves of plants but now applied to soil to protect against certain root rots; disodium ethylenebisdithiocarbamate, (NaS·CS·NH·CH₂—)₂.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Phytopathology. From Na + -bam-.

Pronunciation

nabam

/ˈneɪbam/