[ kem-ur-jee, kuh-mur- ]
/ ˈkɛm ɜr dʒi, kəˈmɜr- /
a division of applied chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic substances, especially substances obtained from farm produce, as soybeans or peanuts.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chemurgychem·ur·gic, chem·ur·gi·cal, adjectivechem·ur·gi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for chemurgy
/ (ˈkɛmɜːdʒɪ) /
the branch of chemistry concerned with the industrial use of organic raw materials, esp materials of agricultural origin
Derived forms of chemurgychemurgic or chemurgical, adjective
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