mildewcide etymology

English word mildewcide comes from English -cide (Killer. Killing.), English mildew

Detailed word origin of mildewcide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cide English (eng) Killer. Killing.
mildew English (eng) (intransitive) To become tainted with mildew.. (transitive) To taint with mildew. (plant disease) A growth of minute powdery or webby fungi, whitish or of different colors, found on various diseased or decaying substances.
mildewcide English (eng) Any agent or preparation that kills mildew.

Words with the same origin as mildewcide

Descendants of -cide
amicicide computercide culturecide deicidal febricide felicide feticide fungicide gendercide geocide gonocide herbicide infanticide insecticide larvicidal licecide lupicide mosquitocide nematicide neonaticide parenticide spermicide vaccicide vermicidal vulpicide