Definition of -cide in English:


Syllabification: -cide

combining form

1Denoting a person or substance that kills: insecticide regicide
2Denoting an act of killing: homicide suicide


via French; sense 1 from Latin -cida; sense 2 from Latin -cidium, both from caedere 'kill'.

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