mil·​dew·​cide ˈmil-ˌd(y)ü-ˌsīd How to pronounce mildewcide (audio)
: an agent that destroys mildew

Examples of mildewcide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along with being an insecticide, the product is a virucide, bactericide (and inhibits bacterial growth), sanitizer and deodorant, mildewcide and fungicide. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 6 Nov. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mildewcide was in 1945

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“Mildewcide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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