Definition of weed killer in English:

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weed killer

Pronunciation: /ˈwēd ˌkilər/

noun

A substance used to destroy weeds.
Example sentences
  • For the garden at Redhall is run along organic lines, with an emphasis on achieving good plant health without fighting problems with pesticides, weedkillers or fertilisers.
  • Crops are produced without artificial pesticides or weedkillers and animals are kept free-range without the routine use of antibiotics and vaccines.
  • Farm pesticides and weedkillers have had a devastating effect on Europe's bird populations, according to a study released today.

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Syllabification: weed kill·er

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