larvicide
noun Date: circa 1888 an agent for killing larval pests • larvicidal adjective

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  • larvicide — [ larvisid ] adj. et n. m. • 1962; de larve et cide ♦ Didact. Propre à tuer les larves. N. m. Utiliser des larvicides pour lutter contre le paludisme. ● larvicide adjectif et nom masculin Se dit d une substance utilisée pour tuer des larves.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • larvicide — [lär′vi sīd΄] n. [< LARVA + CIDE] a substance used to kill harmful larvae larvicidal adj …   English World dictionary

  • Larvicide — A larvicide (alternatively larvacide) is an insecticide that is specifically targeted against the larval life stage of an insect. Their most common use is against mosquitoes. Larvacides may be contact poisons, stomach poisons, growth regulators,… …   Wikipedia

  • Larvicide — Larve de Aedes aegypti Larvicid …   Wikipédia en Français

  • larvicide — lervicidas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga vikšrams ir lervoms naikinti. atitikmenys: angl. larvicide rus. ларвицид …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • larvicide — larvicidal, adj. /lahr veuh suyd /, n. an agent for killing larvae. [1895 1900; LARV(A) + I + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • larvicide — noun Any pesticide that attacks the larval stage of an insect …   Wiktionary

  • larvicide — An agent that kills larvae. [larva + L. caedo, to kill] * * * lar·vi·cide also lar·va·cide lär və .sīd n an agent for killing larvae lar·vi·cid·al .lär və sīd əl adj lar·vi·cid·al·ly ē adv lar·vi·cid·ing lär və .sīd iŋ …   Medical dictionary

  • larvicide — killing of larvae Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • larvicide — lar·vi·cide || lÉ‘rvɪsaɪd / lɑːv n. substance which kills larvae …   English contemporary dictionary

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