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insecticide

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From French insecticide, as insect +‎ -cide.

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insecticide (plural insecticides)

  1. A substance used to kill insects.
    • 2009, Handbook of Pesticides: Methods of Pesticide Residues Analysis (ISBN 1420082477)
      The dried seed powder of custard apple (Annona squamosa L; family: Annonaceae) has been used as an insecticide in India and many other tropical countries since ancient times.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

insecte +‎ -cide

NounEdit

insecticide m (plural insecticides)

  1. insecticide

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