viricidal

adjective
vi·​ri·​ci·​dal | \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsī-dᵊl How to pronounce viricidal (audio) \

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viricide \ ˈvī-​rə-​ˌsīd How to pronounce viricidal (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of viricidal

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for viricidal

New Latin virus + English -i- + -cide

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The first known use of viricidal was in 1924

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“Viricidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viricidal. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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viricidal

adjective
vi·​ri·​ci·​dal | \ ˌvī-rə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce viricidal (audio) \

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