noun de·fo·li·ant \(ˌ)dē-ˈfō-lē-ənt\

: a chemical that is sprayed on plants to make their leaves fall off

Full Definition of DEFOLIANT

:  a chemical spray or dust applied to plants in order to cause the leaves to drop off prematurely

First Known Use of DEFOLIANT



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