neonicotinoids
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GC: npl

S: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/28/strong-consensus-that-neonicotinoids-harm-bees-analysis-shows (last access: 4 February 2016); http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/8086/20160107/neonicotinoids-found-harmful-honeybees.htm (last access: 4 February 2016).

N: 1. neo- +‎ nicotinoid (neo- +‎ nicotine +‎ -oid).
First Known Use of neonicotinoid: 1993.
2. neonicotinoid (n): Any of a class of broad-spectrum insecticides having a chemical structure similar to that of nicotine and acting on the central nervous system of insects by selectively binding to nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

S: 1. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/neonicotinoid (last access: 4 February 2016); MW – http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neonicotinoid (last access: 4 February 2016). 2. MW – http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neonicotinoid (last access: 4 February 2016). 3. https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn28167-bees-win-as-us-court-rules-against-neonicotinoid-pesticide/ (last access: 4 February 2016).

SYN: neonics

S: GDT – http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=26532922 (last access: 4 February 2016)

CR: pesticide