Definition of vermifuge in English:


Syllabification: ver·mi·fuge
Pronunciation: /ˈvərməˌfyo͞oj


  • An anthelmintic medicine.
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    • In tropical folk medicine, the fresh latex is smeared on boils, warts and freckles and given as a vermifuge.
    • For instance, rectally administered tobacco infusions proved an effective vermifuge in sixteenth-century Europe.

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