from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical agent that kills eggs, especially the eggs of insects.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any substance designed to kill eggs, especially the eggs of insects
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sheep-slaughter.
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Effect of two insect growth regulators and the ovicide isoxathion on the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum when admixed with wheat flour and egg treatment.
Keen-eyed officers detect the mutton-bones which tell of unauthorised ovicide, and "clutches" of geese and chickens vanish as if by magic.