Definition of Captan

1. Noun. A particular phthalimide fungicide. ¹



2. Noun. ethyl mercaptan ¹

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Definition of Captan

1. a fungicide [n -S] - See also: fungicide

Medical Definition of Captan

1. An industrial fungicide. Pharmacological action: fungicides, industrial. Chemical name: 1H-Isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-2-((trichloromethyl)thio)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Captan

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1. The History of Jo Daviess County, Illinois Containing a History of the by H. F. Kett & Co (1878)
"Here they were kept about three months, were treated kindly by their captan, and at the end of that time, were met by a band of Frenchmen, ..."

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