Definition of vermifuge in English:

vermifuge

noun

Medicine
  • An anthelmintic medicine.

    • ‘For instance, rectally administered tobacco infusions proved an effective vermifuge in sixteenth-century Europe.’
    • ‘In tropical folk medicine, the fresh latex is smeared on boils, warts and freckles and given as a vermifuge.’

Pronunciation

vermifuge

/ˈvərməˌfyo͞oj//ˈvərməˌfjudʒ/