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pesticide

Pronunciation:  pes-ti-sId
  
Definition :a product, typically used on farms or in buildings, that kills unwanted organisms
  
Facts: There are different types of pesticides: insecticides, herbicides, and rodenticides. An insecticide targets insects. An herbicide targets plants. A rodenticide targets rodents, like mice and rats.

  
  
Related Terms:organic farming , herbicide , insecticide