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NOUN:
An herbicide, C2H4N4, used on nonfood croplands to control annual grasses and broadleaf and aquatic weeds. It is not used on food crops because of its carcinogenic properties. Also called aminotriazole.

ETYMOLOGY:
ami(no)tr(iaz)ole


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