maleic hydrazide

noun

Definition of maleic hydrazide

: a crystalline cyclic hydrazide C4H4N2O2 used to retard plant growth

First Known Use of maleic hydrazide

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Maleic hydrazide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maleic%20hydrazide. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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