Associations to the word «Pesticide»

Wiktionary

PESTICIDE, noun. Anything, especially a synthetic substance but also any substance (e.g. sulfur), or virus, bacterium, or other organism, which kills or suppresses the activities of pests.

Dictionary definition

PESTICIDE, noun. A chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects).

Wise words

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