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DEFOLIANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does defoliant mean? 

DEFOLIANT (noun)
  The noun DEFOLIANT has 1 sense:

1. a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off

  Familiarity information: DEFOLIANT used as a noun is very rare.


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DEFOLIANT (noun)


Sense 1defoliant [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("defoliant" is a kind of...):

chemical compound; compound ((chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight)


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