acaricide

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

Definition of acaricide

: a pesticide that kills mites and ticks

acaricidal

play \ə-ˌker-ə-ˈsī-dᵊl, -ˌka-rə-\ adjective

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acaricide

noun acar·i·cide \ ə-ˈkar-ə-ˌsīd \

medical Definition of acaricide

: a pesticide that kills mites and ticks

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