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maleic hydrazide

[ muh-lee-ik hahy-druh-zahyd ]
/ məˈli ɪk ˈhaɪ drəˌzaɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
a crystalline compound, C4N2H4O2, used as a plant growth inhibitor and weed-killer.
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Origin of maleic hydrazide

1945–50; maleic (see maleic acid); hydr-2 + az- + -ide
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