noun. ['ˈdʒɝːməˌsaɪd'] an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease.
- sodium hypochlorite
- special agent
- general agent
- -cide (English)
- germ (English)
- germe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
Rhymes with Germicide
Sentences with germicide
Aloe vera juice is an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and germicide that provides moisturizing to skin.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Vinegar is a germicide and a mild disinfectant, and it doesn't leave a residue.