Definition of pyrethroid in English:

pyrethroid

Pronunciation: /pīˈreTH-//pīˈrēTHˌroid/

noun

Chemistry
  • A pyrethrin or related insecticidal compound.

    • ‘In general, compounds known as pyrethroids and neonicotinoids were the best performers, according to the researchers.’
    • ‘We subjected these vectors to larval bioassay using two popular pyrethroids viz deltamethrin and permethrin.’
    • ‘Many of these are again pesticides such as compounds of organophosphorous, pyrethroids or carbamate.’
    • ‘The three types of pesticide used in preparations are organophosphates, carbamate and pyrethroids.’
    • ‘The other insecticides are pyrethroids and should not be incorporated.’

Pronunciation:

pyrethroid

/pīˈreTH-//pīˈrēTHˌroid/