disinfest

[ dis-in-fest ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪnˈfɛst /

verb (used with object)

to rid of insects, rodents, etc.

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Origin of disinfest

First recorded in 1915–20; dis-1 + infest

OTHER WORDS FROM disinfest

dis·in·fes·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disinfest

disinfest
/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈfɛst) /

verb

(tr) to rid of vermin

Derived forms of disinfest

disinfestation, noun
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