simazine

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noun si·ma·zine \ˈsī-mə-ˌzēn\

Definition of simazine

  1. :  a selective herbicide C7H12N5Cl used to control weeds especially among crop plants

Origin and Etymology of simazine

sim- (probably alteration of sym- symmetrical, prefix used in names of organic compounds) + triazine


First Known Use: 1956


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