Vermifuge Definition

vûrmə-fyo͝oj
noun
A vermifuge drug.
Webster's New World
A medicine that expels intestinal worms.
American Heritage Medicine
adjective
Serving to expel worms and other parasites from the intestinal tract.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Vermifuge

Noun

Singular:
vermifuge
Plural:
vermifuges

Origin of Vermifuge

  • c 1720, vermi- +"Ž -fuge, from Latin vermis (“worm") + fugere (“to cause to flee")

    From Wiktionary

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