daminozide daminozide  /ˌdæ ˈmɪ nə ˌzaɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time

Usage(s):

  • Last month the agency announced its intention to ban the use of daminozide by next winter and said that it was barring use of the fungicide captan on 42 crops.
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