paraquat

Definitions:

  • A toxic nonpersistent contact herbicide, C<sub>12</sub>H<sub>14</sub> N<sub>2</sub>, usually formulated as its colorless dichloride salt, C<sub>12</sub>H<sub>14</sub>Cl<sub>2</sub>N<sub>2</sub>, or yellow bismethyl sulfate salt, C<sub>12</sub>H<sub>14</sub>N<sub>2</sub>O<sub>8</sub>S<sub>2</sub>.
  • A <xref>poisonous</xref> <xref>yellow</xref> <xref>herbicide</xref> derived from <xref>bipyridine</xref>
  • a poisonous yellow solid used in solution as a herbicide
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