algicide

play
noun al·gi·cide \ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\

Definition of algicide

  1. :  an agent used to kill algae

algicidal

play \ˌal-jə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

1904

First Known Use of algicide

1904

Variants of algicide

or

algaecide


Medical Dictionary

algicide

noun al·gi·cide

Medical Definition of algicide

  1. :  an agent used to kill algae

algicidal

\ˌal-jə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective

Variants of algicide

or

algaecide

\ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\play

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