agrochemical

[ ag-ruh-kem-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌæg rəˈkɛm ɪ kəl /

noun, adjective


Nearby words

  1. agro-industrialize,
  2. agro-industry,
  3. agrobacteria,
  4. agrobiology,
  5. agrobusiness,
  6. agrodolce,
  7. agroforestry,
  8. agrologic,
  9. agrology,
  10. agromania

Origin of agrochemical

First recorded in 1935–40; agro- + chemical

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British Dictionary definitions for agrochemical

agrochemical

/ (ˌæɡrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl) /

noun

a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes
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Science definitions for agrochemical

agrochemical

[ ăg′rə-kĕmĭ-kəl ]

A chemical, such as a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops.
A chemical or product, such as cellulose, derived from plants.
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