Definition of pirimicarb in English:

pirimicarb

noun

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

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

Origin

Late 20th century: from pirimi- (alteration of pyrimidine) + carb(amate).

Pronunciation:

pirimicarb

/pɪˈrɪmɪkɑːb/