herbicide

noun her·bi·cide \ ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌsīd \

Definition of herbicide

:an agent used to destroy or inhibit plant growth

herbicidal

play \ˌ(h)ər-bə-ˈsī-dᵊl\ adjective

herbicidally

play \ˌ(h)ər-bə-ˈsī-dᵊl-ē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of herbicide

Latin herba + International Scientific Vocabulary -cide


HERBICIDE Defined for English Language Learners

herbicide

noun

Definition of herbicide for English Language Learners

  • : a chemical used to destroy plants or stop plant growth


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herbicide

noun her·bi·cide \ ˈ(h)ər-bə-ˌsīd \

medical Definition of herbicide

:an agent used to destroy or inhibit plant growth

herbicidal

play \ˌ(h)ər-bə-ˈsīd-ᵊl\ adjective

herbicidally

play \-ᵊl-ē\ adverb

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