chemurgy

chemurgy

[kem-ur-jee, kuh-mur-]
noun
a division of applied chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic substances, especially substances obtained from farm produce, as soybeans or peanuts.

Origin:
1930–35; chem- + -urgy

chemurgic, chemurgical, adjective
chemurgically, adverb
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chemurgy (ˈkɛmɜːdʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic raw materials, esp materials of agricultural origin
 
chem'urgic
 
adj
 
chem'urgical
 
adj

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