agrochemical

agrochemical

[ag-ruh-kem-i-kuhl]

Origin:
1935–40; agro- + chemical

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agrochemical (ˌæɡrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
 
n
a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes

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agrochemical   (āg'rə-kěm'ĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
  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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