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molluscicide

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noun mol·lus·ci·cide \mə-ˈləs-kə-ˌsīd, -ˈlə-sə-\

Definition of molluscicide

  1. :  an agent for destroying mollusks (as snails)

mol·lus·ci·cid·al play \-ˌləs-kə-ˈsī-dəl, -ˌlə-sə-\ adjective


Origin of molluscicide

New Latin Mollusca + English -i- + -cide


First Known Use: circa 1947


Medical Dictionary

molluscicide

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noun mol·lus·ci·cide \mə-ˈləs-(k)ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of molluscicide

  1. :  an agent for destroying mollusks (as snails)

  2. mol·lus·ci·cid·al \-ˌləs-(k)ə-ˈsīd-əl\play also mol·lus·ca·cid·al \-ˌləs-kə-\play adjective



Variants of molluscicide

also mol·lus·ca·cide \-ˈləs-kə-\play

Learn More about molluscicide

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "molluscicide"


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