weed-killer

[weed-kil-er]

noun

a herbicide.

Nearby words

  1. weed,
  2. weed cutter,
  3. weed killer,
  4. weed out,
  5. weed, thurlow,
  6. weeder,
  7. weedkiller,
  8. weeds,
  9. weedy,
  10. week

Origin of weed-killer

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for weedkiller

weedkiller

noun

a substance, usually a chemical or hormone, used for killing weeds
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