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biological warfare

noun

Simple Definition of biological warfare

  • : the use of harmful living things (such as germs that cause disease) as weapons in a war

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of biological warfare

  1. :  warfare involving the use of biological weapons; also :  warfare involving the use of herbicides

1946

First Known Use of biological warfare

1946


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noun biological war·fare \-ˈwȯr-ˌfa(ə)r, -ˌfe(ə)r\

Medical Definition of biological warfare

  1. :  warfare involving the use of biological weapons; also :  warfare involving the use of herbicides




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