picloram


pi·clo·ram

noun \ˈpi-klə-ˌram, ˈpī-\

Definition of PICLORAM

:  a systemic herbicide C6H3Cl3N2O2 that is persistent in the soil

Origin of PICLORAM

picolinic acid (acid obtained by oxidation of picoline) + chlor- + amine
First Known Use: 1965

pi·clo·ram

noun \ˈpik-lə-ˌram, ˈpīk-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PICLORAM

: a systemic herbicide C6H3Cl3N2O2 that breaks down very slowly in the soil

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