antiweed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ weed

Adjective[edit]

antiweed (not comparable)

  1. Opposing or countering weeds (unwanted plants).
    • 2002, Clinton Lorne Evans, The war on weeds in the Prairie West: an environmental history
      Unfortunately for Fletcher's antiweed crusade and western farmers in general, this time had already passed.
    • 2003, Matthew J. Lindstrom, Hugh Bartling, Suburban sprawl: culture, theory, and politics
      For example, the creation of historical preservation districts or the passage of antiweed ordinances can be used to preserve a desired rural character.
    • 2006, Vaclav Smil, Transforming the twentieth century: technical innovations and their consequences
      ...in the year 2000 it was still the third most widely used antiweed compound in North America.