from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemical sprayed or dusted on plants to cause the leaves to fall off.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An agent used to defoliate plants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off


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