miticide

[mahyt-uh-sahyd]

Origin of miticide

First recorded in 1945–50; mite1 + -i- + -cide
Related formsmit·i·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for miticide

miticide

noun
  1. any drug or agent that destroys mites
Derived Formsmiticidal, adjective
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miticide in Medicine

miticide

[mītĭ-sīd′]
n.
  1. An agent that kills mites.
Related formsmi′ti•cidal (-sīdl) adj.
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