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Meaning of "larvicide" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LARVICIDE

larvicide  [ˈlɑːvɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LARVICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Larvicide is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LARVICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

larvicide

Larvicide

A larvicide is an insecticide that is specifically targeted against the larval life stage of an insect. Their most common use is against mosquitoes. Larvacides may be contact poisons, stomach poisons, growth regulators, or biological control agents.

Definition of larvicide in the English dictionary

The definition of larvicide in the dictionary is a chemical used for killing larvae.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LARVICIDE


acaricide
əˈkærɪˌsaɪd
bactericide
bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd
countryside
ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd
deicide
ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd
fungicide
ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd
Heaviside
ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd
herbicide
ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd
homicide
ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
Merseyside
ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd
ovicide
ˈəʊvɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
regicide
ˈrɛdʒɪˌsaɪd
rodenticide
rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd
silicide
ˈsɪlɪˌsaɪd
spermicide
ˈspɜːmɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LARVICIDE

larruper
Larry
larum
larva
larvae
larval
larval therapy
larvate
larvated
larvicidal
larviform
larvikite
larviparous
Larwood
laryngal
laryngeal
laryngeally
laryngectomee
laryngectomised
laryngectomized

WORDS THAT END LIKE LARVICIDE

algicide
assisted suicide
biopesticide
culpable homicide
decide
feticide
filicide
fratricide
germicide
justifiable homicide
liberticide
matricide
miticide
molluscicide
negligent homicide
nematicide
parricide
patricide
raticide
tyrannicide
viricide

Synonyms and antonyms of larvicide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «larvicide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LARVICIDE

Find out the translation of larvicide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of larvicide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «larvicide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杀幼虫剂
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

larvicida
570 millions of speakers

English

larvicide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

larvicide
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يرقات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ларвицид
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

larvicida
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

larvicide
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

larvicide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Larvicide
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

larvicide
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幼虫駆除剤
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유충
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Larvicide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

larvicide
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முட்டைப் புழுக்களைக் கொல்லும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लार्व्हासाइड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

larva öldürücü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

larvicida
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

larwicyd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ларвіциди
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

larvicide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νυμφοκτόνο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

larvicide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

larvicid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

larvicide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of larvicide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LARVICIDE»

The term «larvicide» is normally little used and occupies the 116.390 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LARVICIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «larvicide» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «larvicide» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about larvicide

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LARVICIDE»

Discover the use of larvicide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to larvicide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Surveillance, Larvicide Evaluations, Adulticide Studies, and ...
Successful control of riceland mosquitoes requires knowledge of species and numbers of mosquitoes present, as well as selection of the management strategy to apply to a given area.
Ryan A. Allen, 2008
2
Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention
Scientific Name Activity Type Mosquito Species Reference Agave americana Larvicide Aedes aegypti Anopheles stephensi Culex quinquefasciatus Dharmshaktu et al., 1987 Annona crassiflora A. glabra A. squamosa Pterodon polygalaeflorus ...
Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Vinood B. Patel, 2011
3
Public Health Policy: Issues, Theories, and Advocacy
ECMAD hires twenty seasonal workers from May to July to drive district trucks throughout the area to apply a new, biologically based larvicide to these structures. This larvicide is believed to last ninety days (potentially an entire breeding ...
Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharya, 2013
4
Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern ...
... Pyridinecarboxylic acid Sulfonylurea Pyridyloxyacetic acid Biological/bacterial (larvicide) Biological/bacterial (larvicide) Insect growth regulator (Larvicide) Organophosphorus (Larvicide) Organophosphorus (Adulticide) Biological/ Bacterial ...
Aram J. K. Calhoun, Phillip G. DeMaynadier, 2007
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Mosquito Facts & Information
Mosquito Larvicide A larvicide is an insecticide that targets insect larva specifically. The most common use of a larvicide is to control the breeding of mosquitoes, by killing the larva before they turn into blood sucking adults. A larvicide can work ...
James Andrew Jones
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The Effects of Lamprey Larvicide on the Bottom Fauna and ...
SUMMARY 1. The Chocolay River, Marquette County, Michigan, was selected to study the effects of lamprey larvicide on the bottom fauna and periphyton. In 1965 , two stream treatments with TFM (3-trifluormethyl-4-nitrophenol) were made.
Robert C. Haas, 1970
7
The Principles of Insect Control
Cold storage, 200 Cold-water spraying, 189, 190 Colemanite, calcined, as larvicide, 169 Collecting pens, dipping, 130, 132 Collection of insects, 171 Colley . See Speare and Colley Collinge, W. E.: food of birds, 57, 59, 60, 62, 66 Colorado ...
Robert Arnold Wardle, Philip Buckle, 1929
8
Introduction to Insect Pest Management
... General for resistant larvae Very safe larvicide Safe larvicide, slow release rate Mffective in polluted water, persistent, may be toxic to wildlife Safe larvicide Persistent in polluted, water, may be toxic to wildlife Safe, general-purpose larvicide ...
Robert L. Metcalf, William H. Luckmann, 1994
9
Thirty years of onchocerciasis control in West Africa: ...
Y is the cost of transporting a litre of the larvicide close to the river (about U.S.S0- 06), Tis the time it takes to treat 100 km of river — including refuelling at the depot (min), and y is the total cost of the helicopter flight — including maintenance, ...
Laurent Yaméogo, Jean-Marc Hougard, 2003
10
Pesticide Impact on Stream Fauna: With Special Reference to ...
IMPACT OF FIRST TREATMENTS AND OF OVERDOSING In rivers which have never been exposed to larvicide treatment, non-target fauna are liable to react sharply to the first application of Abate. As the continually expanding project area  ...
R. C. Muirhead-Thomson, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LARVICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term larvicide is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Vector Control fights more than bugs - Williston Herald: News
Unlike the larvicide, the adulticide kills airborne adult mosquitos, who absorb the spray through their skin. Doing so disrupts their nervous ... «Williston Daily Herald, Jul 15»
2
Flagler College students use summer break to get ahead in field …
Camelio said AMCD essentially uses three methods to control mosquito populations: larvicide, adulticide and source reduction. On Tuesday ... «St. Augustine Record, Jul 15»
3
Mosquito In Sheffield Tests Positive For West Nile / iBerkshires.com …
Check rain gutters and drains. Empty any unused flowerpots and wading pools, and change water in birdbaths frequently. Use larvicide where ... «iBerkshires.com, Jul 15»
4
Keeping Apartments Free of Mosquitoes - The New York Times
At least twice a summer, the city applies larvicide to catch basins, killing the larvae before they grow into biting adults. But mosquitoes will breed ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
5
Ticks, mosquitoes can wreak havoc during summer
Barrie and Bradford are the only municipalities in the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's are of focus that are applying a larvicide to catch ... «Orillia Packet & Times, Jul 15»
6
City continues to fight West Nile virus
New York City's first line of defense is treating its 140,000 catch basins with larvicide in the spring. Later, if a large amount of mosquitoes test ... «Queens Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Mobile County Health Department confirms human West Nile case
Stock ornamental ponds with mosquito fish or use larvicide “doughnuts.” Do not place grass clippings in or blow leaves into drainage ditches or ... «FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com, Jul 15»
8
Mosquito District, residents battle swarms of mosquitoes; STGnews …
These ponds are difficult to treat because the grass interferes with the bacterial larvicide used to kill mosquito larvae. The surfactant normally ... «St George News, Jul 15»
9
West Nile found in Lucas Co. mosquitoes
The sanitary district has been out spraying for mosquitoes and applying larvicide to stagnant water. Even the Metroparks of the Toledo Area, ... «Toledo Blade, Jul 15»
10
Mosquito Pellets Available To Bedford Twp. Residents
These round larvicide pellets kill off the larvae in standing water. “They work for ponds, retention ponds and other low areas that will breed ... «bedfordnow, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Larvicide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/larvicide>. Feb 2020 ».
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