trifluralin

[ trahy-floo r-uh-lin ]
/ traɪˈflʊər ə lɪn /

noun Chemistry.

a selective herbicide, C13H16F3N3O4, used to control weeds.

Nearby words

  1. trifling,
  2. triflingly,
  3. trifluoperazine,
  4. trifluoride,
  5. trifluorochloromethane,
  6. trifocal,
  7. trifocal lens,
  8. trifold,
  9. trifoliate,
  10. trifoliate orange

Origin of trifluralin

1960–65; probably triflu(o)r(omethyl)a(ni)lin(e), a chemical component; see tri-, fluoro-, methyl, aniline

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