diquat


di·quat

noun \ˈdī-ˌkwät\

Definition of DIQUAT

:  a powerful herbicide and plant desiccant C12H12Br2N2 used especially to control aquatic weeds and to desiccate aerial plant parts (as of potatoes) before harvesting

Origin of DIQUAT

di- + quaternary
First Known Use: 1960

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: dir
Previous Word in the Dictionary: dipyre
All Words Near: diquat

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up diquat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More