[ fuhn-juh-sahyd, fuhng-guh- ]
/ ˈfʌn dʒəˌsaɪd, ˈfʌŋ gə- /
a substance or preparation, as a spray or dust, used for destroying fungi.
Related formsfun·gi·cid·al, adjectivefun·gi·cid·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for fungicidal
The application of fungicidal sprays, such as Bordeaux, at intervals throughout the growing season, may be helpful.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
British Dictionary definitions for fungicidal
/ (ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd) /
a substance or agent that destroys or is capable of destroying fungi
Derived Formsfungicidal, adjective
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Medicine definitions for fungicidal
[ fŭn′jĭ-sīd′, fŭng′gĭ- ]
A chemical substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.
Related formsfun′gi•cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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Science definitions for fungicidal
[ fŭn′jĭ-sīd′, fŭng′gĭ-sīd′ ]
A pesticide used to kill fungi, especially those that cause disease. Streptomycin is a fungicide. Compare herbicide insecticide rodenticide.
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