Insect powder

Definition of Insect powder

a powder used for the extermination of insects; esp., the powdered flowers of certain species of Pyrethrum, a genus now merged in Chrysanthemum. Called also Persian powder.

See also: Insect

Related Words

arsenic, As, atomic number 33, DDT, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, insecticide, larvacide, lead arsenate, lindane, Malathion, organophosphate, parathion, Paris green, pesticide, pyrethrum, rotenone
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