piscicide

noun
pi·sci·cide | \ˈpīsəˌsīd, ˈpisə-, ˈpiskə-\
plural -s

Definition of piscicide 

: a substance used to kill fish

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Other Words from piscicide

piscicidal \ˈ⸗⸗¦sīdᵊl \ adjective

First Known Use of piscicide

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piscicide

pisci- + -cide

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