Definition of algicide in English:

algicide

Line breaks: al¦gi|cide
Pronunciation: /ˈaldʒɪsʌɪd
 
, ˈalgɪ-/

noun

A substance which is poisonous to algae.
More example sentences
  • Better help may be on the horizon for many catfish farmers in the form of a natural-based algicide that kills blue-green algae but is much safer for other pond life.
  • ‘We're also looking at other algicides,’ notes Anderson.
  • Iodine is, however, ineffective as an algicide.

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