maleic hydrazide


: a crystalline cyclic hydrazide C4H4N2O2 used to slow plant growth

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of maleic hydrazide was in 1949

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“Maleic hydrazide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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