miticide

noun
mi·​ti·​cide | \ ˈmī-tə-ˌsīd How to pronounce miticide (audio) \

Definition of miticide

: an agent used to kill mites

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Other Words from miticide

miticidal \ ˌmī-​tə-​ˈsī-​dᵊl How to pronounce miticide (audio) \ adjective

Examples of miticide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Neem oil is a fungicide, an insecticide and a miticide. oregonlive, 26 Dec. 2020 Despite being entirely free of Varroa destructor—a devastating parasitic mite—at the start of the season, the hives required miticide treatments by late summer. Alison Mcafee, Scientific American, 4 Nov. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020 Be sure to use a miticide that will control eriophyid mites. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of miticide

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for miticide

mite entry 1

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The first known use of miticide was in 1946

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“Miticide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miticide. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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miticide

noun
mi·​ti·​cide | \ ˈmīt-ə-ˌsīd How to pronounce miticide (audio) \

Medical Definition of miticide

: an agent used to kill mites

Other Words from miticide

miticidal \ ˌmīt-​ə-​ˈsīd-​ᵊl How to pronounce miticide (audio) \ adjective

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