Definition of menazon in English:

menazon

Pronunciation /ˈmɛnəzən/

noun

  • An organophosphorus compound, (CH ₃ O) ₂ PS·S·CH ₂ ·C ₃ N ₃ (NH ₂) ₂, which is used as an insecticide and acaricide.

Origin

1960s. From me- + -n- (of uncertain and perhaps arbitrary origin) + az- + -on.