vermicide

[vur-muh-sahyd]

Origin of vermicide

First recorded in 1840–50; vermi- + -cide
Related formsver·mi·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for vermicide

vermicide

noun
  1. any substance used to kill worms
Derived Formsvermicidal, adjective
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vermicide in Medicine

vermicide

[vûrmĭ-sīd′]
n.
  1. An agent used to kill parasitic intestinal worms.
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