nem·​a·​ti·​cide ˈne-mə-tə-ˌsīd How to pronounce nematicide (audio)
variants or nematocide
: a substance or preparation used to destroy nematodes
nematicidal adjective
or nematocidal

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nematicide was in 1898

Dictionary Entries Near nematicide

Cite this Entry

“Nematicide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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