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mildewcide

[mil-doo-sahyd, -dyoo-] /ˈmɪl duˌsaɪd, -dyu-/
noun
1.
a chemical for destroying mildew.
Also, mildewicide
[mil-doo-uh-sahyd, ‐dyoo‐] /ˈmɪl du əˌsaɪd, ‐dyu‐/ (Show IPA)
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Examples from the web for mildewcide
  • Develop mildewcide methods to control mold growth on wood-based building materials, especially on wood composites.
  • The application of a mildewcide to moldy porous materials is not recommended.
Contemporary definitions for mildewcide
noun

a substance that kills mildew or inhibits its growth

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