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simazine

[sahy-muh-zeen] /ˈsaɪ məˌzin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline selective herbicide, C 7 H 1 2 ClN 5 , used for season-long weed control in corn and other crops.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; sim-, respelling of sym(metrical) + (tri)azine
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