molluscicide
noun Etymology: New Latin Mollusca + English -i- + -cide Date: circa 1947 an agent for destroying mollusks (as snails) • molluscicidal adjective

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  • Molluscicide — Un produit molluscicide est une substance active ou une préparation ayant la propriété de tuer les mollusques (limaces, ou escargots, y compris aquatiques). Les hélicides sont les produits qui en théorie ne ciblent que les escargots. En… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Molluscicide — Molluscicides, also known as snail baits and snail pellets, are pesticides against molluscs, which are usually used in agriculture or gardening to control gastropod pests like slugs and snails that can damage crops by feeding on them.… …   Wikipedia

  • molluscicide — n. [L. molluscus, soft; caedere, to kill] An agent that kills snails …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • molluscicide — mol·lus·ci·cide (mə lŭsʹkĭ sīd ) n. An agent that kills mollusks.   mol·lus ci·cidʹal ( sīdʹl) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • molluscicide — noun A substance that kills molluscs …   Wiktionary

  • molluscicide — mol·lus·ci·cide mə ləs (k)ə .sīd also mol·lus·ca·cide ləs kə n an agent for destroying mollusks (as snails) mol·lus·ci·cid·al .ləs (k)ə sīd əl also mol·lus·ca·cid·al .ləs kə adj * * * mol·lusc·i·cide (mo lusґĭ sīd) molluscacide …   Medical dictionary

  • molluscicide — killing of mollusks Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • molluscicide — mol·lus·ci·cide …   English syllables

  • molluscicide —  adj. Qui tue les mollusques …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • molluscicide — …   Useful english dictionary

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