Scotts Miracle Gro made a pest resistant Kentucky bluegrass in 2011 using the same technology.
An exterminator, Dill took a job in Iraq for a company contracted to do pest control on military bases.
With one swift ninja movement, Obama swatted the pest with ease, leaving it lifeless on the ground.
1550s (in imprecations, "a pest upon ____," etc.), "plague, pestilence," from Middle French peste (1530s), from Latin pestis "deadly contagious disease; a curse, bane," of uncertain origin. Meaning "noxious or troublesome person or thing" first recorded c.1600.
Hungarian capital, formed 1872 from merger of two cities on opposite shores of the Danube, Buda (probably from a word originally meaning "water") + Pest, a Hungarian word meaning "furnace, oven, cove," also in Slavic (cf. Russian pech'). Cf. Ofen, literally "oven," the old German name for the place.
An injurious plant or animal, especially one harmful to humans.
A deadly epidemic disease; a pestilence.