Pyrethroid meaning

pī-rēthroid, -rĕthroid
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Any of several synthetic compounds similar to pyrethrin, used as an insecticide.
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Any of several synthetic compounds similar to pyrethrin, used as an insecticide.
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(organic chemistry) Any of several synthetic insecticides having a structure based on pyrethrin.
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Noun

Singular:
pyrethroid
Plural:
pyrethroids