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pesticide

noun

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a chemical that is used to kill animals or insects that damage plants or crops
  • The family farm has gradually moved away from the use of pesticides.

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The first known use of pesticide was circa 1925

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“Pesticide.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pesticide. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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