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Definition of "spinosad" [spinosad]

  • Any of a class of insecticides whose active ingredient is derived from a naturally-occurring soil-dwelling bacterium, Saccharopolyspora spinosa. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "spinosad" in a sentence
  • "Lice ingest Natroba's main insecticide, spinosad, and begin to shake, until they exhaust themselves - to death."
  • "Its active ingredient, spinosad, is so safe that it's approved for use on organic crops."
  • "Comfortis spinosad is an FDA-approved chewable, beef-flavored tablet that kills fleas and prevents flea infestations on dogs."