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Definition 1: a chemical used to kill insects - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for insecticide in the sense of this definition

(insecticide is a kind of ...) a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)

(... is a kind of insecticide ) made of dried flower heads of pyrethrum plants

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide

(... is a kind of insecticide ) an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide

(... is a kind of insecticide ) an insecticide that kills the larvae of insects

(... is a kind of insecticide ) an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972

(... is a kind of insecticide ) a white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube

(insecticide is made of the substance ...) a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar

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