algicide

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noun al·gi·cide \ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\
variants: or

algaecide

Definition of algicide

  1. :  an agent used to kill algae

algicidal

play \ˌal-jə-ˈsī-dəl\ adjective

1900

First Known Use of algicide

1900


Medical Dictionary

algicide

noun al·gi·cide
variants: or

algaecide

\ˈal-jə-ˌsīd\play

Medical Definition of algicide

  1. :  an agent used to kill algae

algicidal

\ˌal-jə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective

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