mon·​u·​ron ˈmän-yə-ˌrän How to pronounce monuron (audio)
: a persistent herbicide C9H11ClN2O used especially to control broad-leaved weeds

Word History


mon- + urea + -on entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monuron was circa 1957

Dictionary Entries Near monuron

Cite this Entry

“Monuron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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