from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A substance or agent that kills eggs, especially the eggs of insects, mites, or nematodes.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Sheep-slaughter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any substance designed to kill
eggs, especially the eggs of insects
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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.