simazine

noun
si·​ma·​zine | \ ˈsī-mə-ˌzēn How to pronounce simazine (audio) \

Definition of simazine

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

First Known Use of simazine

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for simazine

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

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