propanil

noun pro·pa·nil \ˈprōpəˌnil\

Definition of propanil

plural

-s

  1. :  an herbicide C9H9Cl2NO used especially to control weeds in rice fields

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Origin and Etymology of propanil

prop- + anilide


First Known Use: 1965


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