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phytotoxic

[ fahy-tuh-tok-sik ]
/ ˌfaɪ təˈtɒk sɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to phytotoxin.
inhibitory to the growth of or poisonous to plants.
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Origin of phytotoxic

First recorded in 1930–35; phyto- + toxic

OTHER WORDS FROM phytotoxic

phy·to·tox·ic·i·ty [fahy-toh-tok-sis-i-tee], /ˌfaɪ toʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti/, nounnon·phy·to·tox·ic, adjective
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Scientific definitions for phytotoxic

phytotoxic
[ fī′tō-tŏksĭk ]

Poisonous to plants.
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