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Definition of herbicide noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

herbicide

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhərbəˌsaɪd//
 
, NAmE//ˈərbəˌsaɪd//
 
[countable, uncountable]
 
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a chemical that is poisonous to plants, used to kill plants that are growing where they are not wanted see also insecticide, pesticide
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: herbicide