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in·sec·ti·cide

 (ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent used to kill insects and other arthropods.

in·sec′ti·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

insecticide

(ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd)
n
a substance used to destroy insect pests
inˌsectiˈcidal adj
inˌsectiˈcidally adv

in•sec•ti•cide

(ɪnˈsɛk təˌsaɪd)

n.
a substance or preparation used for killing insects.
[1860–65]
in•sec`ti•cid′al, adj.

in·sec·ti·cide

(ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-sīd′)
A chemical used to kill insects. Compare fungicide, herbicide, pesticide.

insecticide

a substance used for killing insects. — insecticidal, adj.
See also: Insects
a substance used for killing insects. — insecticidal, adj.
See also: Killing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insecticide - a chemical used to kill insectsinsecticide - a chemical used to kill insects  
pyrethrum - made of dried flower heads of pyrethrum plants
DDT, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane - an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972
larvacide - an insecticide that kills the larvae of insects
lead arsenate - a poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide
As, atomic number 33, arsenic - a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
lindane - a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide
Malathion - a yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites
organophosphate - an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
pesticide - a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
parathion - a colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide
Paris green - a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
rotenone - a white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube
Translations
مُبيد للحَشَرات
insekticid
insektmiddel
rovarirtó
skordÿraeitur
insekticíd
böcek ilâcı

insecticide

[ɪnˈsektɪsaɪd] Ninsecticida m

insecticide

[ɪnˈsɛktɪsaɪd] ninsecticide minsect pest control ndésinsectisation finsect repellent ninsectifuge m, antimoustiques m inv

insecticide

nInsektengift nt, → Insektizid nt (form)

insecticide

[ɪnˈsɛktɪsaɪd] ninsetticida m

insect

(ˈinsekt) noun
any of many kinds of small six-legged creatures with wings and a body divided into sections. We were bothered by flies, wasps and other insects.
insecticide (inˈsektisaid) noun
a substance (usually in powder or liquid form) for killing insects.
ˌinsecˈtivorous (-ˈtivərəs) adjective
(of plants or animals) feeding (mainly) on insects.
ˈinsect repellent noun
a chemical preparation that repels insects.

in·sec·ti·cide

n. insecticida.

insecticide

n insecticida m
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