miticide

[ mahyt-uh-sahyd ]
/ ˈmaɪt əˌsaɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a substance or preparation for killing mites.

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Origin of miticide

First recorded in 1945–50; mite1 + -i- + -cide

OTHER WORDS FROM miticide

mit·i·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for miticide

miticide
/ (ˈmɪtɪˌsaɪd) /

noun

any drug or agent that destroys mites

Derived forms of miticide

miticidal, adjective
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Medical definitions for miticide

miticide
[ mītĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

An agent that kills mites.

Other words from miticide

mi′ti•cidal (-sīdl) adj.
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