nematicide

noun
nem·​a·​ti·​cide | \ ˈne-mə-tə-ˌsīd How to pronounce nematicide (audio) , ni-ˈma-tə- \
variants: or nematocide

Definition of nematicide

: a substance or preparation used to destroy nematodes

Other Words from nematicide

nematicidal or nematocidal \ ˌne-​mə-​tə-​ˈsī-​dᵊl How to pronounce nematocidal (audio) , ni-​ˌma-​tə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of nematicide

1898, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Nematicide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nematocides. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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