genicide

genicide

[′jen·ə‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
C13H8O2 A compound with needlelike crystals and a melting point of 174°C; insoluble in water; used as an insecticide, miticide, and ovicide. Also known as oxoxanthone; 9-xanthenone; xanthone.
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A good account of the Tasmanian genicide can be found in Ian Hernon's 'The Black War--Tasmania 1824-30', in The Savage Empire: Forgotten Wars of the 19th Century, Glouchester, Sutton Publishing, 2000, 'The real trouble began from London, when .