pyrethroid

noun py·re·throid \ pī-ˈrē-ˌthrȯid , -ˈre- \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of pyrethroid

: any of various synthetic compounds that are related to the pyrethrins and resemble them in insecticidal properties

pyrethroid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pyrethroid

pyrethrin + -oid


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pyrethroid

noun py·re·throid \ pī-ˈrē-ˌthrȯid , -ˈreth-ˌrȯid \

medical Definition of pyrethroid

: any of various synthetic compounds that are related to the pyrethrins and resemble them in insecticidal properties

pyrethroid

adjective

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