Definitions for vermifugeˈvɜr məˌfyudʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vermifuge, anthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic(noun)

    a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms


  1. vermifuge(Noun)

    A drug that causes the expulsion or death of intestinal worms, such as tapeworms.

  2. vermifuge(Adjective)

    Referring to something that acts as a drug to cause expulsion or death of intestinal worms.

  3. Origin: c 1720, , from vermis + fugo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vermifuge(noun)

    a medicine or substance that expels worms from animal bodies; an anthelmintic

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. vermifuge. See Vermifugal.]


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