Related formsin·sec·ti·cid·al, adjectivenon·in·sec·ti·cid·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for insecticide
Thanks to the widespread adoption of such seeds, farmers have been spraying their crops with insecticide less frequently.Farmers Turn to Pesticide as Insects Resist Genetically Modified Crops|Daniel Gross|May 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ramparts of insecticide with which he surrounded himself availed nought.Albania|E. F. Knight
They are very liable to attacks from aphides, but the insecticide for pears in pots is good also for plums.The Book of Pears and Plums|Edward Bartrum
He shut off the flow of insecticide and the mass-converter grew silent in the engine room below.Pet Farm|Roger Dee
Sometimes a druggist will remember selling some poison to kill a dog or as an insecticide.
Minor uses were in agriculture as a fungicide and insecticide, in vulcanizing rubber, and in the manufacture of gunpowder.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith