Herbicide meaning

hûr'bĭ-sīd', ûr'-
A substance used to kill plants.
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Any chemical substance used to kill plants, esp. weeds, or to check their growth.
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A substance used to destroy or inhibit the growth of plants, especially weeds.
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A pesticide used to kill weeds. Paraquat is a herbicide.
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Origin of herbicide

  • herb +‎ -cide
    From Wiktionary