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English definition of “defoliant”


noun [C or U]     /ˌdiːˈfəʊ.li.ənt/ US  /-ˈfoʊ-/
a chemical that is used to make the leaves drop off plants Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of defoliant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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