raticide

raticide

[rat-uh-sahyd]
noun
a substance or preparation for killing rats.

Origin:
1840–50; rat + -i- + -cide

raticidal, adjective
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Main Entry:  raticide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the killing of a rat or rats; an agent that kills rats
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