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dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

[dahy-klawr-oh-fi-nok-see-uh-see-tik, -uh-set-ik, dahy-klohr-, dahy-klawr-oh-fi-nok-, dahy-klohr-]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a white to yellow, crystalline powder, C8H6O3Cl2, slightly soluble in water: used for killing weeds.
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Origin of dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Also called 2,4-D.
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