biological warfare

noun
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of biological warfare

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

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First Known Use of biological warfare

1921

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BIOLOGICAL WARFARE Defined for English Language Learners

biological warfare

Definition of biological warfare for English Language Learners

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


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biological warfare

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

medical Definition of biological warfare

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

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