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fenuron

[ fen-yuh-ron ]
/ ˈfɛn yəˌrɒn /
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noun Chemistry.

a white crystalline compound, C9H12N2O, used as an herbicide.

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Origin of fenuron

First recorded in 1945–50; phen(yl) + ur(ea) + -on(e)
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