algacidal etymology

English word algacidal comes from English alga, English -cidal

Detailed word origin of algacidal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alga English (eng) (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, including the seaweeds, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose biochemistry and forms are very diverse, some being eukaryotic.
-cidal English (eng) Used to make adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -cide.
algacidal English (eng) Alternative form of algicidal.

Words with the same origin as algacidal

Descendants of alga
algin alginate alginic algoid
Descendants of -cidal
algaecidal androcidal candidacidal chronocidal cytocidal fungicidal liberticidal mildewcidal nematocidal phytocidal pseudomonacidal sociocidal termiticidal toxoplasmacidal urbicidal zoocidal zymocidal