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phytotoxin

[ fahy-tuh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌfaɪ təˈtɒk sɪn /
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noun
any toxin, as ricin or crotin, produced by a plant.
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Origin of phytotoxin

First recorded in 1905–10; phyto- + toxin
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British Dictionary definitions for phytotoxin

phytotoxin
/ (ˌfaɪtəˈtɒksɪn) /

noun
a toxin, such as strychnine, that is produced by a plantCompare zootoxin

Derived forms of phytotoxin

phytotoxic, adjective
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