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Definition of "fungicide" []

  • A chemical substance that destroys or inhibits the growth of fungi. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fungicide" in a sentence
  • "The current response of hitting it with higher and more lethal doses of fungicide is not in line with public demands for "more natural" ( "greener") farming methods."
  • "Food and Drug Administration officials have vowed to pull juice with higher than trace elements of the potentially harmful fungicide, which is 80 parts per billion or higher."
  • "Use of the fungicide is widespread in Brazil, a supplier of orange juice to the U.S. The FDA has vowed to pull juice with higher than trace elements of the potentially harmful fungicide, which is 80 parts per billion or higher."