bio·​in·​sec·​ti·​cide | \ ¦bī-(ˌ)ō-ˌin-¦sek-tə-ˌsīd How to pronounce bioinsecticide (audio) \
plural bioinsecticides

Definition of bioinsecticide

: a biopesticide having specific activity against one or more insects The company now has six products on sale, including two genetically engineered bioinsecticides.— Greg Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 1992

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First Known Use of bioinsecticide

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Bioinsecticide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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