Definition of piscicide in English:

piscicide

noun

  • The killing or slaughter of fish.

noun

  • A substance that kills fish.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Southern Quarterly Review. From pisci- + -cide<br>1950s; earliest use found in American Anthropologist. From pisci- + -cide.

Pronunciation

piscicide

/ˈpɪs(k)ɪsʌɪd/