from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several organic compounds containing phosphorus, some of which are used as fertilizers and pesticides.
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- n. any ester of phosphoric acid or its derivatives, especially one used as an insecticide or herbicide
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- n. an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
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