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2,4,5–T

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noun \-ˌfīv-ˈtē\

Definition of 2,4,5–T

  1. :  an irritant crystalline compound C8H5Cl3O3 used especially formerly chiefly as an herbicide and defoliant



Origin of 2,4,5–t

tri-


First Known Use: 1946


Medical Dictionary

2,4,5–T

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noun \-ˌfīv-ˈtē\

Medical Definition of 2,4,5–T

  1. :  an irritant compound C8H5Cl3O3 used especially as an herbicide and defoliant—called also trichlorophenoxyacetic acid; see agent orange




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