Definition of insecticide noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈsektɪsaɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsektɪsaɪd//
[countable, uncountable] Growing crops
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a chemical used for killing insects crops sprayed with insecticides see also herbicide, pesticide See related entries: Growing crops
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: insecticide