Meaning of dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

di•chlo'ro•phe•nox'y•a•ce'tic ac'id

Pronunciation: (dī-klôr'ō-fi-nok'sē-u-sē'tik, -u-set'ik, dī-klōr'-, dī-klôr"ō-fi-nok"- dī-klōr"-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a white to yellow, crystalline powder, CHOCl, slightly soluble in water: used for killing weeds. Also called
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