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agrichemical

[ ag-ri-kem-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌæg rɪˈkɛm ɪ kəl /
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noun

any chemical used in agricultural production, as commercial fertilizers, pesticides, and feed supplements.

adjective

of or relating to such a chemical.

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Origin of agrichemical

First recorded in 1935–40; agri- + chemical
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