beneficials

plural noun ben·e·fi·cials \ ˌbe-nə-ˈfi-shəlz \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of beneficials

: organisms (such as ladybugs, lacewings, and bacteria) that feed on or parasitize pests of crops, gardens, and turf

First Known Use of beneficials

1989

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