algicide

noun
al·​gi·​cide | \ ˈal-jə-ˌsīd How to pronounce algicide (audio) \
variants: or algaecide

Definition of algicide

: an agent used to kill algae

Other Words from algicide

algicidal \ ˌal-​jə-​ˈsī-​dᵊl How to pronounce algicidal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of algicide

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Algicide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algicide. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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algicide

noun
al·​gi·​cide
variants: or algaecide \ ˈal-​jə-​ˌsīd How to pronounce algaecide (audio) \

Medical Definition of algicide

: an agent used to kill algae

Other Words from algicide

algicidal \ ˌal-​jə-​ˈsīd-​ᵊl How to pronounce algicidal (audio) \ adjective

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