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pediculicide

[puh-dik-yuh-luh-sahyd]
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adjective
  1. Also pe·dic·u·li·cid·al. destructive to lice.
noun
  1. a pediculicide agent.

Origin of pediculicide

< Latin pēdicul(us) louse (see pedicular) + -i- + -cide
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pediculicide

(pə-dĭkyə-lĭ-sīd′)
n.
  1. An agent used to destroy lice.
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