diuron

[dahy-uh-ron]

noun

a white crystalline substance, C9H10Cl2N2O, used as a weed-killer.

Nearby words

  1. diurnal,
  2. diurnal arc,
  3. diurnal circle,
  4. diurnal motion,
  5. diurnal parallax,
  6. div,
  7. div.,
  8. div. in par. aeq.,
  9. diva,
  10. divagate

Origin of diuron

1955–60; di(chlorophenyl) + (dimethyl)ur(ea) + -on1

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