ovicide

noun
ovi·​cide | \ ˈō-və-ˌsīd How to pronounce ovicide (audio) \

Definition of ovicide

: an agent that kills eggs especially : an insecticide effective against the egg stage

Other Words from ovicide

ovicidal \ ˌō-​və-​ˈsī-​dᵊl How to pronounce ovicide (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of ovicide

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Ovicide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ovicide. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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ovicide

noun
ovi·​cide | \ ˈō-və-ˌsīd How to pronounce ovicide (audio) \

Medical Definition of ovicide

: an agent that kills eggs especially : an insecticide effective against the egg stage

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