agrofuel

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Etymology[edit]

agro- +‎ fuel

Noun[edit]

agrofuel (usually uncountable, plural agrofuels)

  1. Any biofuel produced by agricultural means.
    • 2009 May 31, Elizabeth Royte, “The Forest Dumbledore”, in New York Times[1]:
      He continues: “It is madness to suppose we would make a significant difference by using more energy-efficient lightbulbs and using agrofuels rather than oil, or that city dwellers can or would take up a rural farming or a hunter-gatherer lifestyle: given our numbers there is no land.”

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