biological weapon

noun

Definition of biological weapon

  1. :  a harmful biological agent (as a pathogenic microorganism or a neurotoxin) used as a weapon to cause death or disease usually on a large scale

1947

First Known Use of biological weapon

1947


BIOLOGICAL WEAPON Defined for English Language Learners

biological weapon

noun

Definition of biological weapon for English Language Learners

  • : a harmful living thing (such as a germ that causes disease) used as a weapon in a war


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biological weapon

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noun biological weap·on \-ˈwep-ən\

Medical Definition of biological weapon

  1. :  a harmful biological agent (as a pathogenic microorganism or a neurotoxin) used as a weapon to cause death or disease usually on a large scale


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