One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That kills sheep; of or relating to the killing of sheep.
Of, relating to, or effective in the killing or destroying of eggs or ova, especially those of insects, mites, or other pests or parasites.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Stephen. From ovi- + -cidal, after ovicide<br>mid 19th century. From ovi- + -cidal. Compare later ovicide.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.