- noun a harmful biological agent used as a weapon of war.
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bioweapon — UK [ˈbaɪəʊˌwep(ə)n] / US [ˈbaɪoʊˌwep(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms bioweapon : singular bioweapon plural bioweapons a biological or chemical weapon … English dictionary
bioweapon — noun any weapon usable in biological warfare they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon • Syn: ↑biological weapon, ↑bioarm • Hypernyms: ↑weapon of mass destruction, ↑WMD, ↑W.M.D … Useful english dictionary
bioweapon — noun Date: 1973 biological weapon … New Collegiate Dictionary
bioweapon — noun any weapon designed to be used in biological warfare … Wiktionary
bioweapon — bio·weap·on bī ō .wep ən n biological weapon … Medical dictionary
bioweapon — [[t]ba͟ɪoʊwe̱pən[/t]] bioweapons also bio weapon N COUNT Bioweapons are biological weapons … English dictionary
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