insect powder

noun

Definition of insect powder

: a powder for the extermination of insects especially : pyrethrum sense 2a

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“Insect powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insect%20powder. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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