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pesticide

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈpes.tɪ.saɪd/ US  /-t̬ə-/
a chemical substance used to kill harmful insects, small animals, wild plants and other unwanted organisms
殺蟲劑,農藥
The pesticides that farmers spray on their crops kill pests but they can also damage people's health.
農民在作物上噴灑的農藥在殺死害蟲的同時也會危害人們的健康。
→  Compare herbicide , insecticide Plant pathologyImproving fertility and pest control
Translations of “pesticide”
in Russian пестицид…
in Turkish haşere ilacı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀虫剂,农药…
in Polish pestycyd…
(Definition of pesticide from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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