propanil

noun
pro·​pa·​nil | \ ˈprōpəˌnil \
plural -s

Definition of propanil

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

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First Known Use of propanil

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for propanil

prop- + anilide

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“Propanil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propanil. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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