acaricidal

acaricide

[uh-kar-uh-sahyd, ak-er-uh-]
noun
a substance or preparation for killing acarids.

Origin:
1875–80; acar(us) + -i- + -cide

acaricidal, adjective
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acaricide (əˈkærɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
any drug or formulation for killing acarids

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acaricide a·car·i·cide (ə-kār'ĭ-sīd')
adj.
Destructive to acarids. n.
An agent that destroys acarids.

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