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agrochemical

[ag-ruh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌæg rəˈkɛm ɪ kəl/
noun, adjective
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; agro- + chemical
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agrochemical

/ˌæɡrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl/
noun
1.
a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes
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agrochemical
  (āg'rə-kěm'ĭ-kəl)   
  1. A chemical, such as a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops.

  2. A chemical or product, such as cellulose, derived from plants.


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