azoxystrobin

noun
az·​oxy·​stro·​bin | \ ˌa-(ˌ)zäk-sē-ˈstrō-bən ˌā- + How to pronounce azoxystrobin (audio) \

Definition of azoxystrobin

: a fungicide C22H17N3O5 that protects against a wide range of fungal diseases and is used especially on agricultural crops Azoxystrobin and captan are legal for use on potatoes but were found 16 times at levels that exceeded federal limits, the most such detections in this round of testing.— Monica Eng, Chicago Tribune, 1 June 2011

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1997, in the meaning defined above

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“Azoxystrobin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azoxystrobin. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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