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defoliant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdefoliantde‧fo‧li‧ant /diːˈfəʊliənt $ -ˈfoʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal  HBPa chemical substance, used especially in war, that makes all the leaves of plants drop off
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defoliantChemical defoliants would not be used against crops, nor would producers be arrested or property confiscated.
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