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English definition of “germicide”

germicide

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈdʒɜː.mɪ.saɪd/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/
a substance that kills germsCleaning agents
germicidal
adjective uk   /ˌdʒɜː.mɪˈsaɪ.dəl/ us    /ˌdʒɝː-/
Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
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