noun \ˈa-trə-ˌzēn\

Definition of ATRAZINE

:  a photosynthesis-inhibiting persistent herbicide C8H14ClN5 used especially to kill annual weeds and quack grass

Origin of ATRAZINE

perhaps from amino + triazine
First Known Use: 1962


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