agrichemical

[ag-ri-kem-i-kuhl]
noun
1.
any chemical used in agricultural production, as commercial fertilizers, pesticides, and feed supplements.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such a chemical.


Origin:
1935–40; agri- + chemical

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