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de·fo·li·ant

 (dē-fō′lē-ənt)
n.
A chemical sprayed or dusted on plants to cause the leaves to fall off.
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defoliant

(diːˈfəʊlɪənt)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical sprayed or dusted onto trees to cause their leaves to fall, esp to remove cover from an enemy in warfare
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de•fo•li•ant

(diˈfoʊ li ənt)

n.
a preparation for defoliating plants.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defoliant - a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off
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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Translations

defoliant

[diːˈfəʊlɪənt] Ndefoliante m
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defoliant

[diːˈfəʊliənt] ndéfoliant m
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defoliant

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defoliant

[diːˈfəʊlɪənt] ndefogliante m
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