vermicide

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noun ver·mi·cide \ˈvər-mə-ˌsīd\

Definition of vermicide

  1. :  an agent that destroys worms

Origin and Etymology of vermicide

borrowed from French, from vermi- vermi- + -cide -cide


First Known Use: 1849


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vermicide

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noun ver·mi·cide \ˈvər-mə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of vermicide

  1. :  an agent that destroys worms; especially :  anthelmintic

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