non-insecticidal

insecticide

[in-sek-tuh-sahyd]
noun
1.
a substance or preparation used for killing insects.
2.
the act of killing insects.

Origin:
1860–65; insect + -i- + -cide

insecticidal, adjective
noninsecticidal, adjective
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insecticide (ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
a substance used to destroy insect pests
 
insecti'cidal
 
adj

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insecticide in·sec·ti·cide (ĭn-sěk'tĭ-sīd')
n.
A chemical substance that kills insects.


in·sec'ti·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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insecticide  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ĭn-sěk'tĭ-sīd')  Pronunciation Key 
A pesticide used to kill insects. Chlordane and DDT are insecticides. Compare fungicide, herbicide, rodenticide.

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