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larvicide

[lahr-vuh-sahyd] /ˈlɑr vəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
an agent for killing larvae.
Origin of larvicide
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; larv(a) + -i- + -cide
Related forms
larvicidal, adjective
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larvicide

/ˈlɑːvɪˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a chemical used for killing larvae
Derived Forms
larvicidal, adjective
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larvicide in Medicine

larvicide lar·vi·cide (lär'vĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent that kills insect larvae.


lar'vi·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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