[ uh-kar-uh-sahyd, ak-er-uh- ]
/ əˈkær əˌsaɪd, ˈæk ər ə- /
a substance or preparation for killing acarids.
CAN YOU FEEL THE WEAL WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ?
Did you collect all of last week’s words, but eftsoons forget what they mean? Don’t worry, we’re here to jog your memory. See how many words from the week of May 18 to 24 you can get right!
Question 1 of 7
OTHER WORDS FROM acaricidea·car·i·cid·al, adjective
Words nearby acaricide
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for acaricide
/ (əˈkærɪˌsaɪd) /
any drug or formulation for killing acarids
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for acaricide
[ ə-kăr′ĭ-sīd′ ]
Destructive to acarids.
An agent that destroys acarids.
Other words from acaricideacaricidal adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.