[ lahr-vuh-sahyd ]
/ ˈlɑr vəˌsaɪd /
an agent for killing larvae.
Related formslar·vi·cid·al, adjective
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Another chemical found to be even more effective as a larvicide is powdered borax.The House Fly and How to Suppress It|L. O. Howard and F. C. Bishopp
British Dictionary definitions for larvicide
/ (ˈlɑːvɪˌsaɪd) /
a chemical used for killing larvae
Derived Formslarvicidal, adjective
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Medicine definitions for larvicide
[ lär′vĭ-sīd′ ]
An agent that kills insect larvae.
Related formslar′vi•cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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