noun di·u·ron \ˈdī-yə-ˌrän\

Definition of DIURON

:  a persistent herbicide C9H10Cl2N2O used especially to control annual weeds

Origin of DIURON

dichlor- + urea + -on (as in parathion)
First Known Use: 1957


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