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trifluralin

[ trahy-floor-uh-lin ]
/ traɪˈflʊər ə lɪn /
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noun Chemistry.

a selective herbicide, C13H16F3N3O4, used to control weeds.

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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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