Main definitions of piscicide in English

: piscicide1piscicide2

piscicide1

noun

  • The killing or slaughter of fish.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Quarterly Review. From pisci- + -cide.

Pronunciation

piscicide

/ˈpɪs(k)ɪsʌɪd/

Main definitions of piscicide in English

: piscicide1piscicide2

piscicide2

noun

  • A substance that kills fish.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in American Anthropologist. From pisci- + -cide.

Pronunciation

piscicide

/ˈpɪs(k)ɪsʌɪd/