nematocide

or nem·a·ti·cide

[ nem-uh-tuh-sahyd, ni-mat-uh- ]
/ ˈnɛm ə təˌsaɪd, nɪˈmæt ə- /

noun

a substance or preparation used for killing nematodes parasitic to plants.

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Origin of nematocide

First recorded in 1895–1900; nemato- + -cide

OTHER WORDS FROM nematocide

nem·a·to·cid·al, nem·a·ti·cid·al, adjective
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Medical definitions for nematocide

nematocide
[ nĕmə-tĭ-sīd′, nə-mătĭ- ]

n.

A substance or preparation used to kill nematodes.

Other words from nematocide

nem′a•to•cidal (-sīdl) adj.
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