Defoliant definition

dē-fōlē-ənt
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A chemical sprayed or dusted on plants to cause the leaves to fall off.
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A chemical substance that causes leaves to fall from growing plants.
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An agent used to defoliate plants.

Agent Orange is a defoliant.

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Noun

Singular:
defoliant
Plural:
defoliants