am·​i·​trole ˈa-mə-ˌtrōl How to pronounce amitrole (audio)
: a systemic herbicide C2H4N4 used in areas other than food croplands

Word History


amino + triazole

First Known Use

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amitrole was circa 1960

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“Amitrole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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