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simazine

[ sahy-muh-zeen ]
/ ˈsaɪ məˌzin /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless crystalline selective herbicide, C7H12ClN5, used for season-long weed control in corn and other crops.

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Origin of simazine

1955–60; sim-, respelling of sym(metrical) + (tri)azine
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