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acaricide

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noun acar·i·cide \ə-ˈker-ə-ˌsīd, -ˈka-rə-\

Definition of acaricide

  1. :  a pesticide that kills mites and ticks

acar·i·cid·alplay \ə-ˌker-ə-ˈsī-dəl, -ˌka-rə-\ adjective


Origin of acaricide

acarus + -i- + -cide


First Known Use: circa 1879


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acaricide

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noun acar·i·cide \ə-ˈkar-ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of acaricide

  1. :  a pesticide that kills mites and ticks




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