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

Definition of mildewcide

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

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First Known Use of mildewcide

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Mildewcide.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 11 December 2019.

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