amitrole

noun
am·​i·​trole | \ ˈa-mə-ˌtrōl How to pronounce amitrole (audio) \

Definition of amitrole

: a systemic herbicide C2H4N4 used in areas other than food croplands

First Known Use of amitrole

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amitrole

amino + triazole

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“Amitrole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amitrole. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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