mildewcide

[mil-doo-sahyd, -dyoo-]
noun
a chemical for destroying mildew.
Also, mildewicide [mil-doo-uh-sahyd, ‐dyoo‐] .


Origin:
mildew + -cide

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Main Entry:  mildewcide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a substance that kills mildew or inhibits its growth
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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.
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