An agent lethal to rodents. [rodent + L. caedo, to kill]

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ro·den·ti·cide rō-'dent-ə-.sīd n an agent that kills, repels, or controls rodents

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ro·den·ti·cide (ro-denґtĭ-sīd) 1. destructive to rodents. 2. any agent for destroying rodents.

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