[ ik-stur-muh-ney-ter ]
/ ɪkˈstɜr məˌneɪ tər /


a person or thing that exterminates.
a person or business establishment specializing in the elimination of vermin, insects, etc., from a building, apartment, etc., especially by the controlled application of toxic chemicals.

Origin of exterminator

From the Late Latin word exterminātor, dating back to 1605–15. See extermine, -ator
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