pyrethroid

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py·re·throid

 (pī-rē′throid, -rĕth′roid)
n.
Any of several synthetic compounds similar to pyrethrin, used as an insecticide.

pyrethroid

(paɪˈriːθrɔɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various chemical compounds having similar insecticidal properties to pyrethrin
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or relating to such compounds
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Natural pyrethrins are compounds extracted from flower heads of pyrethrum and are esters of chrysanthemic acid and pyrethric acid.