simazine


si·ma·zine

noun \ˈsī-mə-ˌzēn\

Definition of SIMAZINE

:  a selective herbicide C7H12N5Cl used to control weeds especially among crop plants

Origin of SIMAZINE

sim- (probably alteration of sym- symmetrical, prefix used in names of organic compounds) + triazine
First Known Use: 1956

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