algicide

[ al-juh-sahyd ]
/ ˈæl dʒəˌsaɪd /

noun

a substance or preparation for killing algae.

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Origin of algicide

First recorded in 1900–05; alg(ae) + -i- + -cide

OTHER WORDS FROM algicide

al·gi·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for algicide

algicide
/ (ˈældʒɪˌsaɪd) /

noun

any substance that kills algae
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Medical definitions for algicide

algicide
[ ăljĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

A substance that kills or inhibits the growth of algae.
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