Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An agent or preparation used to destroy parasites.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any substance used to kill parasites

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Anything used to destroy parasites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which destroys parasites; any agent or material means of killing parasites, as an insecticide, a vermifuge, etc.
  • Parasiticidal; destructive to parasites.

Etymologies

parasite +‎ -cide (Wiktionary)

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