algicide


al·gi·cide

noun \ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\

Definition of ALGICIDE

:  an agent used to kill algae
al·gi·cid·al \ˌal-jə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

Variants of ALGICIDE

al·gi·cide or al·gae·cide \ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\

First Known Use of ALGICIDE

1904

al·gi·cide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALGICIDE

: an agent used to kill algae
al·gi·cid·al \ˌal-jə-ˈsīd-əl\ adjective

Variants of ALGICIDE

al·gi·cide or al·gae·cide \ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\

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