Definition of mipafox in US English:

mipafox

noun

Chemistry
  • An organophosphorus compound used as an insecticide and acaricide; N,N′-diisopropyl phosphorodiamidofluoridate, [(CH₃)₂CHNH]₂POF.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Recommended Common Names for Pesticides. Acronym from the initial letters of the chemical name bis( mono-isopropylamino)fluorophosphine oxide.

Pronunciation

mipafox

/ˈmɪpəfɒks/