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Spanish translation of “pest”

pest

noun /pest/
a creature that is harmful or destructive , eg a mosquito , a rat etc
animal / insecto nocivo ; plaga
(also adjective ) pest control .
a troublesome person or thing
pelma, pesado ( persona ); lata , rollo (cosa)
He is always annoying me – he is an absolute pest!
pesticide /-tisaid/ noun a substance that kills animal and insect pests .
pesticida
(Definition of pest from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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