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acaricide

[uh-kar-uh-sahyd, ak-er-uh-] /əˈkær əˌsaɪd, ˈæk ər ə-/
noun
1.
a substance or preparation for killing acarids.
Origin of acaricide
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; acar(us) + -i- + -cide
Related forms
acaricidal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acaricide

acaricide

/əˈkærɪˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
any drug or formulation for killing acarids
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acaricide in Medicine

acaricide a·car·i·cide (ə-kār'ĭ-sīd')
adj.
Destructive to acarids. n.
An agent that destroys acarids.

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