triazine

noun
tri·​azine | \ ˈtrī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce triazine (audio) , trī-ˈa-ˌzēn \

Definition of triazine

: any of three compounds C3H3N3 containing a ring composed of three carbon and three nitrogen atoms also : any of various derivatives of these including several (such as atrazine and simazine) used as herbicides

First Known Use of triazine

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Triazine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triazine. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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