Definition of Sevin in English:

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Sevin

Pronunciation: /ˈsevin/

noun

Trademark for carbaryl.
Example sentences
  • I carry a small hand sprayer filled with Sevin into the garden every time I go out.
  • Lannate, Orthene and Sevin are labeled for thrips control in dry beans.
  • Flea beetles severely damaged the first two leaves before the field was treated with the insecticide Sevin about a week ago.

Origin

1950s: of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: Se·vin

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