larvicidal etymology

English word larvicidal comes from English -al, English larvicide

Detailed word origin of larvicidal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
larvicide English (eng) (transitive) To treat with larvicide. Any pesticide that attacks the larval stage of an insect.
larvicidal English (eng) Killing larvae.

Words with the same origin as larvicidal

Descendants of -al
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Descendants of larvicide