HyperDic: weedkiller

English > 1 sense of the word weedkiller:
NOUNsubstanceweedkiller, herbicide, weed killera chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
English > weedkiller: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth.
Synonymsherbicide, weed killer
NarrowerAgent OrangeA herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest / forest areas
atrazineA synthetic compound derived from triazine that is widely used as an agricultural herbicide
linuronA herbicide that kills weeds without harming vegetables
paraquatA poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
silvexA herbicide that is effective in controlling woody plants but is toxic to animals
simazineA herbicide used to control weeds (especially among crops)
Broaderchemical, chemical substanceMaterial produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
Substancesarsenic, As, atomic number 33A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms
Spanishherbicida, herbicidas

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