Medical Dictionary

insecticide

noun in·sec·ti·cide \in-ˈsek-tə-ˌsīd\

Definition of INSECTICIDE

:  an agent that destroys insects
in·sec·ti·cid·al \(ˌ)in-ˌsek-tə-ˈsīd-əl\ adjective
March 30, 2015
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