Definition of pirimicarb in English:

pirimicarb

noun

mass noun
  • A synthetic compound used as a pesticide, especially against aphids.

    A heterocyclic compound; chemical formula: C₁₁H₁₈N₄O₂

    • ‘Seed potato crops should be treated with pirimicarb every 10-14 days.’
    • ‘The plants were sprayed weekly with pirimicarb.’

Origin

1970s: from pirimi- (alteration of pyrimidine) + carb(amate).

Pronunciation

pirimicarb

/pɪˈrɪmɪkɑːb/