avicide

killing of birds

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Avicide — An avicide is any substance (normally, a chemical) which can be used to kill birds. Commonly used avicides include strychnine, DRC 1339 (3 chloro 4 methylaniline hydrochloride, Starlicide) and CPTH (3 chloro p toluidine, the free base of… …   Wikipedia

  • Avicide — Un produit avicide (du latin, avies,is, oiseau) est une substance active ou une préparation ayant la propriété de tuer, éloigner ou endormir certains oiseaux, jugés « nuisibles » par l homme. Ils sont ou ont été commercialisés sous… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • avicide — noun A substance used to kill birds He spread avicide in his field to try to kill some of the rooks …   Wiktionary

  • avicide — avi·cide …   English syllables

  • avicide —   n. killing of birds …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • avicide — ˈāvəˌsīd, ˈav noun ( s) Etymology: Latin avis bird + English cide more at aviary : the killing of birds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Starlicide — IUPAC name 3 Chloro 4 methylaniline …   Wikipedia

  • Strychnine — Chembox new ImageFile=Strychnine2.svg ImageSize=200px ImageFile1=Strychnine from xtal 3D balls.png IUPACName= OtherNames=Strychnidin 10 one Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=57 24 9 PubChem=441071 SMILES= [H] [C@] ( [C@@] (C(C=CC=C7) =C7N34)5… …   Wikipedia

  • Biocide — A biocide is a chemical substance capable of killing living organisms, usually in a selective way. Biocides are commonly used in medicine, agriculture, forestry, and in industry where they prevent the fouling of water and oil pipelines. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • -cide — The English suffix cide denotes an act related to killing. From Latin caedere to cut, kill, hack (at), strike . In its wider meaning, it may also signify the destruction or dismantling of an object or concept. When attached to a word indicating… …   Wikipedia

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