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raticide

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noun rat·i·cide \ˈra-tə-ˌsīd\

Definition of raticide

  1. :  a substance for killing rats




Medical Dictionary

raticide

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noun rat·i·cide \ˈrat-ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of raticide

  1. :  a substance (as red squill) for killing rats

raticidal

\ˌrat-ə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective



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