economic poison

noun

Definition of economic poison

: a substance or mixture of substances (such as an insecticide, fungicide, rodenticide, or herbicide) for control of plants or animals that have economic significance as pests (as in agriculture, industry, or households) : pesticide

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“Economic poison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/economic%20poison. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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