Definition of slug pellet in English:

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slug pellet

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A pellet containing a substance poisonous to slugs, placed among growing plants to prevent them being damaged.
Example sentences
  • Prevent access to gardens where pesticide or fertilisers have recently been used, especially slug pellets and rodent baits.
  • For example, I strongly oppose weed killers, fertilisers, slug pellets and the like, whilst all and sundry throw the stuff all over the garden.
  • Chemical slug pellets and baits that contain metaldehyde are widely available commercially, however label directions must be followed carefully.

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