monuron

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“Monuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monuron. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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