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chemurgy

[kem-ur-jee, kuh-mur-] /ˈkɛm ɜr dʒi, kəˈmɜr-/
noun
1.
a division of applied chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic substances, especially substances obtained from farm produce, as soybeans or peanuts.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; chem- + -urgy
Related forms
chemurgic, chemurgical, adjective
chemurgically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for chemurgic

chemurgy

/ˈkɛmɜːdʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic raw materials, esp materials of agricultural origin
Derived Forms
chemurgic, chemurgical, adjective
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