English-Swedish translation of insecticide

Translation of the word insecticide from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

insecticide in Swedish

insectsnoun insektsmedel [n]
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Definitions of insecticide
1. insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
  pesticide a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)
  pyrethrum used in former classifications for plants later placed in genus Chrysanthemum and now often included in genus Tanacetum
  ddt, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans; banned in the United States since 1972
  larvacide an insecticide that kills the larvae of insects
  lead arsenate a poisonous white solid (Pb3[AsO4]2) used as an insecticide
  atomic number 33, arsenic, as 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
  lindane a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide
  malathion a yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites
  organophosphate an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
  parathion a colorless and odorless toxic oil used as an insecticide
  paris green a toxic double salt of copper arsenate and copper acetate
  rotenone a white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube
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An insecticide is a pesticide used against insects. They include ovicides and larvicides used against the eggs and larvae of insects respectively. Insecticides are used in agriculture, medicine, industry and the household.

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