mosquitocide etymology

English word mosquitocide comes from English -cide (Killer. Killing.), English mosquito

Detailed word origin of mosquitocide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cide English (eng) Killer. Killing.
mosquito English (eng) A small flying insect of the family Culicidae, the females of which bite humans and animals and suck blood, leaving an itching bump on the skin, and sometimes carrying diseases like malaria and yellow fever. To fly close to the ground, seemingly without a course.
mosquitocide English (eng) Any substance that kills mosquitos.

Words with the same origin as mosquitocide

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