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eradicant

adjective erad·i·cant \-kənt\

Definition of eradicant

  1. :  acting or tending to act as a pesticidal eradicant an eradicant spray

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Origin and Etymology of eradicant

eradicate + -ant


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eradicant

noun erad·i·cant \"\

Definition of eradicant

plural

-s

  1. :  an agent of eradication; especially :  a pesticidal spray used to destroy a parasitic organism at its source before it reaches the suscept an eradicant applied to scab-infested apple leaves on the ground — compare protectant

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