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uxoricide definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a husband who murders his wife
2: the murder of a wife by her husband

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1733 1. [Medieval Latin uxoricidium, from Latin uxor wife + -i- + -cidium -cide] murder of a wife by her husband 2. [Latin uxor + English -i- + -cide] a man who murders his wife

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the killing of one's wife. 2 a person who does this. Derivatives: uxoricidal adj. Etymology: L uxor wife + -CIDE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Uxoricide Ux*or"i*cide, n. [L. uxor wife + caedere to kill.] 1. The murder of a wife by her husband. 2. One who murders his wife.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Wife-murder. 2. Wife-murderer.



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