Definition of mebutamate in US English:

mebutamate

noun

Pharmacology
  • A compound with sedative and anti-hypertensive properties, administered orally in the treatment of hypertension; 2-sec-butyl-2-methyltrimethylene dicarbamate, C₁₀H₂₀N₂O₄.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in New Scientist. From me- + but- + -amate, probably after meprobamate.

Pronunciation

mebutamate

/məˈbjuːtəmeɪt/