insecticide

noun in·sec·ti·cide \ in-ˈsek-tə-ˌsīd \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

Definition of insecticide

: an agent that destroys insects

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Origin and Etymology of insecticide

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INSECTICIDE Defined for English Language Learners

insecticide

noun

Definition of insecticide for English Language Learners

  • : a chemical substance that is used to kill insects


INSECTICIDE Defined for Kids

insecticide

noun in·sec·ti·cide \ in-ˈsek-tə-ˌsīd \

Definition of insecticide for Students

: a chemical used to kill insects

Medical Dictionary

insecticide

noun in·sec·ti·cide \ in-ˈsek-tə-ˌsīd \

medical Definition of insecticide

: an agent that destroys insects

insecticidal

play \(ˌ)in-ˌsek-tə-ˈsīd-ᵊl\ adjective


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