Definition of vermicide in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvərməˌsīd/


A substance that is poisonous to worms.
Example sentences
  • Watermelon seeds are also good vermicides, and have long been a popular remedy for worms.
  • No other herb is as potent an egg vermicide as cloves are, according to US Pharmacopoeia.
  • A more promising solution for both bowling greens and golf courses is the use of vermicides and/or insecticides.

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Syllabification: ver·mi·cide

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