ag·​ro·​fuel | \ ¦a-(ˌ)grō-¦fyü(-ə)l How to pronounce agrofuel (audio) \
plural agrofuels

Definition of agrofuel

: biofuel The grain equivalent of the agrofuel needed to fill the 25 gallon tank (about 100 litres) of a single SUV just once could feed one person for a year.— Susan George, Whose Crisis, Whose Future?, 2010

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First Known Use of agrofuel

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agrofuel

agro- + fuel entry 1

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“Agrofuel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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