ovicide


ovi·cide

noun \ˈō-və-ˌsīd\

Definition of OVICIDE

:  an agent that kills eggs; especially :  an insecticide effective against the egg stage
ovi·cid·al \ˌō-və-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

Origin of OVICIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1913

ovi·cide

noun \ˈō-və-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OVICIDE

: an agent that kills eggs; especially : an insecticide effective against the egg stage

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