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phytocide

[fahy-tuh-sahyd] /ˈfaɪ təˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a substance or preparation for killing plants.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; phyto- + -cide
Related forms
phytocidal, adjective
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Contemporary definitions for phytocide
noun

the killing of plants; an agent that kills or injures plants

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