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Agent Orange

noun

Definition of AGENT ORANGE

:  an herbicide widely used as a defoliant in the Vietnam War that is composed of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T and contains dioxin as a contaminant

Origin of AGENT ORANGE

so called from the identifying color stripe on its container
First Known Use: 1970

Agent Orange

noun \-ˈär-inj, -ˈär(-ə)nj, -ˈr-inj, -ˈr(-ə)nj\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AGENT ORANGE

:  an herbicide widely used as a defoliant in the Vietnam War that is composed of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T and contains dioxin as a contaminant

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