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

  • n. A substance used to kill worms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any substance used to kill worms, especially parasitic intestinal worms

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A medicine which destroys intestinal worms; a worm killer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A worm-killer; that which destroys worms: applied to those anthelmintic drugs which act by killing, and not simply expelling, parasitic worms, such as entozoans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines)


vermi- + -cide (Wiktionary)



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