mildewcide

noun
mil·​dew·​cide | \ ˈmil-ˌd(y)ü-ˌsīd How to pronounce mildewcide (audio) \

Definition of mildewcide

: an agent that destroys mildew

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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, "How to Get Rid of Bedbugs Once and For All," 6 Nov. 2018

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1945, in the meaning defined above

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