monuron

noun
mon·u·ron | \ˈmän-yə-ˌrän \

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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