picloram

noun pi·clo·ram \ ˈpi-klə-ˌram , ˈpī- \

Definition of picloram

: a systemic herbicide C6H3Cl3N2O2 that is persistent in the soil

Origin and Etymology of picloram

picolinic acid (acid obtained by oxidation of picoline) + chlor- + amine


Medical Dictionary

picloram

noun pi·clo·ram \ ˈpik-lə-ˌram , ˈpīk- \

medical Definition of picloram

: a systemic herbicide C6H3Cl3N2O2 that breaks down very slowly in the soil

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