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pes·ti·cide

 (pĕs′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill pests, such as unwanted or harmful insects, rodents, or weeds.

pes′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

pesticide

(ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical used for killing pests, esp insects and rodents
ˌpestiˈcidal adj

pes•ti•cide

(ˈpɛs təˌsaɪd)

n.
a chemical preparation for destroying plant, fungal, or animal pests.
[1935–40]
pes`ti•cid′al, adj.

pes·ti·cide

(pĕs′tĭ-sīd′)
A chemical used to kill harmful animals or plants. Compare fungicide, herbicide, insecticide.

pesticide

any chemical substance used for killing pests, as insects, weeds, etc.
See also: Insects, Killing, Plants
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
acaracide, acaricide - a chemical agent used to kill mites
arsenical - a pesticide or drug containing arsenic
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
insect powder, insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
pediculicide - a chemical agent that kills lice
phosphine - a colorless gas with a strong fishy smell; used as a pesticide
scabicide - a drug that destroys the itch mite that causes scabies
sheep dip - a liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasites
spray - a pesticide in suspension or solution; intended for spraying
Translations
مُبِيدُ الْـحَشَرَاتِمُبيد للحَشَرات
pesticid
pesticidsprøjtegift
tuholaismyrkky
pesticid
féregirtó szer
skordÿraeitur
農薬
살충제
pesticíd
pesticid
ยาฆ่าแมลง
thuốc trừ sâu

pesticide

[ˈpestɪsaɪd] Npesticida m

pesticide

[ˈpɛstɪsaɪd] npesticide m

pesticide

nSchädlingsbekämpfungsmittel nt, → Pestizid nt (spec)

pesticide

[ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd] npesticida m

pest

(pest) noun
1. a creature that is harmful or destructive, eg a mosquito, a rat etc.
2. a troublesome person or thing. He is always annoying me – he is an absolute pest!
ˈpesticide (-tisaid) noun
a substance that kills animal and insect pests.

pesticide

مُبِيدُ الْـحَشَرَاتِ pesticid pesticid Schädlingsbekämpfungsmittel παρασιτοκτόνο pesticida tuholaismyrkky pesticide pesticid pesticida 農薬 살충제 pesticide insektmiddel pestycydy pesticida пестицид pesticid ยาฆ่าแมลง böcek zehiri thuốc trừ sâu 杀虫剂

pes·ti·cide

n. pesticida, exterminador de insectos y roedores.

pesticide

n pesticida m, plaguicida m
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