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eradicant

adjective erad·i·cant \ -kənt \

Definition of eradicant

: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 \ " \

Definition of eradicant

plural -s
: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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