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ovicide

[oh-vuh-sahyd] /ˈoʊ vəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a substance or preparation, especially an insecticide, capable of killing egg cells.
Origin of ovicide
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; ovi- + -cide
Related forms
ovicidal, adjective
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