verb dis·in·fest \ˌdis-in-ˈfest\

Definition of DISINFEST

transitive verb
:  to rid of small animal pests (as insects or rodents)
dis·in·fes·ta·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˌin-ˌfes-ˈtā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of DISINFEST

circa 1920


transitive verb dis·in·fest \ˌdis-ən-ˈfest\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DISINFEST

:  to rid of small animal pests (as insects)
dis·in·fes·ta·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˌin-ˌfes-ˈtā-shən\ noun


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