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 for insecticide
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insecticide \In*sec"ti*cide\, n. [Insect + L. caedere to kill.]
     An agent or preparation for destroying insects; an insect
     powder or spray. -- In*sec"ti*ci`dal, a.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a chemical used to kill insects [syn: insecticide,
           insect powder]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "insecticide":
     aborticide, acaricide, anthelmintic, antibiotic, antiseptic,
     bug bomb, carbamate insecticide, chemosterilant,
     chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticide, contact poison, defoliant,
     disinfectant, eradicant, fratricide, fumigant, fungicide, genocide,
     germicide, herbicide, homicide, infanticide, insect powder,
     matricide, microbicide, miticide, organic chlorine,
     organic phosphate insecticide, parricide, patricide, pesticide,
     poison, rat poison, regicide, roach paste, roach powder,
     rodenticide, sororicide, stomach poison, suicide, systemic,
     systemic insecticide, toxic, toxicant, toxin, uxoricide, venin,
     venom, vermicide, virus, weed killer

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