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raticide

[rat-uh-sahyd] /ˈræt əˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a substance or preparation for killing rats.
Origin of raticide
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; rat + -i- + -cide
Related forms
raticidal, adjective
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Contemporary definitions for raticide
noun

the killing of a rat or rats; an agent that kills rats

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