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dalapon

[dal-uh-pon] /ˈdæl əˌpɒn/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a selective herbicide, C 3 H 4 Cl 2 O 2 , used to eradicate certain grass weeds in sugarcane and other crops.
Origin of dalapon
1950-1955
1950-55; probably d(i)-al(ph)a-(dichloropro)p(i)on(ic acid), an alternate chemical name; see di-1, alpha, chloro-2, propionic
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