captan

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

captan (uncountable)

  1. A particular phthalimide fungicide.
    • 1961, New Zealand Wheat Review (issues 8-15, page 38)
      Control can be achieved by dusting or slurry-treating the seed wheat with one of a number of fungicides that are available. Those recommended are all non-mercurials and include formulations based on captan, benquinox, and methyl arsenic sulphide.
  2. ethyl mercaptan

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English captain, from Old French capitaine, from Late Latin capitāneus, from Latin caput (head).

Noun[edit]

captan m (genitive singular captan, plural captanyn)

  1. (military) captain, commodore
  2. skipper

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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
captan chaptan gaptan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkabtan/, [ˈkaβ̞.t̪ãn]

Verb[edit]

captan

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of captar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of captar.