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[ag-ruh-kem-i-kuh l]
noun, adjective
  1. agrichemical.
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Origin of agrochemical

First recorded in 1935–40; agro- + chemical
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British Dictionary definitions for agrochemical


  1. a chemical, such as a pesticide, used for agricultural purposes
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agrochemical in Science


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