Definition of pyrethroid in English:


Line breaks: pyr|eth¦roid
Pronunciation: /pʌɪˈriːθrɔɪd


A pyrethrin or related insecticidal compound: don’t confuse it with pyrethroids such as permethrin [as modifier]: pyrethroid insecticides
More example sentences
  • Many of these are again pesticides such as compounds of organophosphorous, pyrethroids or carbamate.
  • The three types of pesticide used in preparations are organophosphates, carbamate and pyrethroids.
  • In general, compounds known as pyrethroids and neonicotinoids were the best performers, according to the researchers.

Definition of pyrethroid in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace