Definition of mecoprop in English:

mecoprop

noun

Farming Horticulture
  • A selective herbicide, used alone and with other herbicides, especially to control weeds of cereal crops and grassland; (±)-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)-propanoic acid, C₁₀ H₁₁ Cl O₃.

Pronunciation

mecoprop

/ˈmɛkəʊprɒp/ /ˈmiːkəʊprɒp/

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Weed Abstracts. From me- + c- and -o- (in chloro-) + prop-.