ecocidal
adjective see ecocide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ecocidal — adjective /iːkə(ʊ)ˈsaɪdəl/ Destructive of the environment. Awareness of the ecocidal propensities of the rural population coincided with the first reckless surge of modern industry …   Wiktionary

  • ecocidal — eco·cid·al …   English syllables

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  • ecocide — ecocidal, adj. /ek euh suyd , ee keuh /, n. the destruction of large areas of the natural environment by such activity as nuclear warfare, overexploitation of resources, or dumping of harmful chemicals. [1965 70, Amer.; ECO + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ecocide — noun Etymology: eco + cide Date: 1969 the destruction of large areas of the natural environment especially as a result of deliberate human action • ecocidal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ecocide — ☆ ecocide [ē′kō sīd΄, ek′ōsīd΄ ] n. [ ECO + CIDE] the destruction of the environment or of ecosystems, as by the use of defoliants or the emission of pollutants ecocidal adj …   English World dictionary

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