larvicide

noun lar·vi·cide \ ˈlär-və-ˌsīd \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of larvicide

: an agent for killing larval pests

larvicidal

play \ˌlär-və-ˈsī-dᵊl\ adjective

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First Known Use of larvicide

circa 1888


Medical Dictionary

larvicide

noun lar·vi·cide
variants: also larvacide play \ˈlär-və-ˌsīd\

medical Definition of larvicide

: an agent for killing larvae

larvicidal

play \ˌlär-və-ˈsīd-ᵊl\ adjective

larvicidally

play \\ adverb

larviciding

play \ˈlär-və-ˌsīd-iŋ\ noun

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