diuron

noun
di·​u·​ron | \ ˈdī-yə-ˌrän How to pronounce diuron (audio) \

Definition of diuron

: a persistent herbicide C9H10Cl2N2O used especially to control annual weeds

First Known Use of diuron

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diuron

dichlor- + urea + -on (as in parathion)

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“Diuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diuron. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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