insectifuge

noun
in·​sec·​ti·​fuge | \ -tə-ˌfyüj How to pronounce insectifuge (audio) \

Medical Definition of insectifuge

: an insect repellent

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“Insectifuge.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/insectifuge. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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