Causing expulsion of intestinal worms; anthelmintic.(adjective)
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Use "vermifuge" in a sentence
"This has tonic and astringent properties, but is mainly prescribed as a vermifuge, which is one of the names given to it."
"The farmers can't afford the price of vaccination or vermifuge and their animals get sick and die."
"In perfumery, however, any Fougère composition will have very little power for vermifuge purposes."