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A crystalline compound, C8H14ClN5, used as a herbicide.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline compound widely used as a weedkiller. Formula: C8H14N5Cl
[C20: from a(mino) tr(i)azine]
a white, crystalline compound, C8H14N5Cl, used as a weed killer.
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|Noun||1.||atrazine - a synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide; "atrazine is thought to cause cancer and is banned in some European countries"|