raticide

noun
rat·​i·​cide | \ ˈra-tə-ˌsīd How to pronounce raticide (audio) \

Definition of raticide

: a substance for killing rats

First Known Use of raticide

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Raticide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raticide. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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raticide

noun
rat·​i·​cide | \ ˈrat-ə-ˌsīd How to pronounce raticide (audio) \

Medical Definition of raticide

: a substance (as red squill) for killing rats

Other Words from raticide

raticidal \ ˌrat-​ə-​ˈsīd-​ᵊl How to pronounce raticidal (audio) \ adjective

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