Meaning of AGENT ORANGE in English

AGENT ORANGE

Function: noun

Etymology: so called from the identifying color stripe on its container

Date: 1970

: an herbicide widely used as a defoliant in the Vietnam War that is composed of 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T and contains dioxin as a contaminant

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