Advertisement

Advertisement

View definitions for defoliant

defoliant

noun as in Agent Orange

noun as in herbicide

Advertisement

Discover More

Example Sentences

“Damnation Spring,” by Ash DavidsonAn experienced logger and his young wife in Northern California suspect a defoliant being used to clear brush is poisoning their community.

It was also the largest producer of the notorious Agent Orange, a dioxin-based defoliant used to clear forests during the Vietnam War, dubbed “the Darth Vader of toxic chemicals,” because it lays waste to so many biological systems in the body.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for obscure?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defoliant, such as: agent blue, agent purple, agent white, and herbicide.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement