monuron

noun
mon·​u·​ron | \ ˈmän-yə-ˌrän How to pronounce monuron (audio) \

Definition of monuron

: a persistent herbicide C9H11ClN2O used especially to control broad-leaved weeds

First Known Use of monuron

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monuron

mon- + urea + -on entry 1

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“Monuron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monuron. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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