phytosanitary

adjective

phy·​to·​sanitary
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: of, relating to, or being measures for the control of plant diseases especially in agricultural crops
phytosanitary treatments
a phytosanitary commission

Word History

Etymology

phyt- + sanitary

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phytosanitary was in 1942

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“Phytosanitary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phytosanitary. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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