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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chemical used to kill rodents or insects.

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  • The term pesticide also includes these substances:
  • Though often misunderstood to refer only to insecticides, the term pesticide also applies to herbicides, fungicides, and various other substances used to control pests.
  • A pesticide is a chemical agent used to kill off "pests".
  • A pesticide is a chemical agent used to kill off "pests". insects are examples of pests that can endanger a farmer's crops. for more
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