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acaricide

[uh-kar-uh-sahyd, ak-er-uh-]
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noun
  1. a substance or preparation for killing acarids.

Origin of acaricide

First recorded in 1875–80; acar(us) + -i- + -cide
Related formsa·car·i·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for acaricide

acaricide

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

acaricide

(ə-kărĭ-sīd′)
adj.
  1. Destructive to acarids.
n.
  1. An agent that destroys acarids.
Related formsacaricidal adj.
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