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biowarfare

[bahy-oh-wawr-fair] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈwɔrˌfɛər/
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; bio- + warfare
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  • Before that time, the use of biowarfare depended on an existing epidemic.
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noun

any attempt at mass destruction using a biological agent or pathogen such as bacteria or a virus that is harmful to living beings and vegetation; also called biowar , germ warfare

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