Definition of oxathiin in US English:

oxathiin

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a class of compounds, many of which have fungicidal properties, whose molecules contain a ring of one oxygen, one sulphur, and four carbon atoms; specifically (more fully "1,4-oxathiin") a monocyclic compound in which the sulphur and oxygen atoms are at opposite vertices.

Origin

1940s. From oxa- + thio- + -in.

Pronunciation

oxathiin

/ˌɒksəˈθʌɪɪn/