from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white compound, C3H8NO5P, that is soluble in water, used as a broad-spectrum herbicide.
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- n. A generic name for N-phosphonomethyl glycine, the active ingredient of several herbicides that inhibit a plant growth enzyme.
gly(cine) + phos(ph)ate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)