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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A white solid with a melting point of 200°C; slight solubility in water; used as a herbicide in postharvest treatment of crops.

Usage examples (31)
  • Roundup contains the active ingredient glyphosate, which is the most used herbicide in the USA.
  • The Roundup herbicide, known as glyphosate, killed the above ground part of the plant but the root lived on.
  • Start with your own yard and avoid any herbicide that contains glyphosate, which is particularly hard on milkweed.
  • Another option is to use a non-selective herbicide, such as glyphosate (Roundup and many other trade names). for more
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