Synonyms
Etymology

1. herbicide

noun. ['ˈhɝːbɪˌsaɪd, ˈɝːbɪˌsaɪd'] a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth.

Synonyms

  • linuron
  • paraquat
  • weedkiller
  • weed killer
  • chemical substance
  • silvex
  • As
  • atomic number 33
  • arsenic
  • simazine
  • Agent Orange
  • chemical

Etymology

  • -cide (English)
  • herb (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Herbicide

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  • fungicide
  • garside

Example sentences of the word herbicide


1. Noun, singular or mass
Overuse of the herbicide may damage or kill your lawn.

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