diquat

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di·quat

 (dī′kwät′)
n.
A toxic nonpersistent strong contact herbicide, C12H12N2, usually formulated as its yellow crystalline dibromide salt.

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diquat

(ˈdaɪkwɒt)
n
(Chemistry) a toxic chemical used as a herbicide, belonging to the same class of quaternary compounds as paraquat
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