fungicide

[fuhn-juh-sahyd, fuhng-guh-]
noun
a substance or preparation, as a spray or dust, used for destroying fungi.

Origin:
1885–90; fungi- + -cide

fungicidal, adjective
fungicidally, adverb
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fungicide (ˈfʌndʒɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
a substance or agent that destroys or is capable of destroying fungi
 
fungi'cidal
 
adj

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fungicide
1889; see fungus + -cide.
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fungicide fun·gi·cide (fŭn'jĭ-sīd', fŭng'gĭ-)
n.
A chemical substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi.


fun'gi·cid'al (-sīd'l) adj.
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fungicide  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (fŭn'jĭ-sīd', fŭng'gĭ-sīd')  Pronunciation Key 
A pesticide used to kill fungi, especially those that cause disease. Streptomycin is a fungicide. Compare herbicide, insecticide, rodenticide.

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Example sentences
Here the bananas are dipped in fungicide and labelled for export.
Because white surfaces are easily discolored by fungus, these shingles will
  also need to have a fungicide coating.
The natural fungicide, when delivered by bees, performed as effectively as
  sprayed chemical fungicides.
To help control early and late blight, apply a liquid copper fungicide.
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