HyperDic: pesticide

English > 1 sense of the word pesticide:
NOUNsubstancepesticidea chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
pesticide > pronunciation
Soundspeh'stahsay.d
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > pesticide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects).
Narroweracaricide, acaracideA chemical agent used to kill mites
arsenicalA pesticide or drug containing arsenic
insecticide, insect powderA chemical used to kill insects
pediculicideA chemical agent that kills lice
phosphineA colorless gas with a strong fishy smell
scabicideA drug that destroys the itch mite that causes scabies
sheep dipA liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasites
sprayA pesticide in suspension or solution
Broaderchemical, chemical substanceMaterial produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
Spanishpesticida, pesticidas, plaguicida
Catalanantiparàsit, pesticida, plaguicida

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