noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɛktəˌsaɪd'] a chemical used to kill insects.
- Paris green
- insect powder
- atomic number 33
- lead arsenate
- -cide (English)
- insect (English)
- insectum (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Insecticide
Example sentences of the word insecticide
1. Noun, singular or mass
It is a light, fine powder that is safe and effective when used as an insecticide.
Treat your privet hedge with an insecticide product to combat insect infestation.