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1) -cide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Killer: bactericide. 2. Act of killing: ecocide. Middle English, from Old French (from Latin -cda, killer) and from Latin -cdium, killing, both from caedere, to...

2) medicide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Suicide accomplished with the aid of a physician. medi(cal) + (sui)cide....

3) viricide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An agent that inhibits or destroys viruses. vir(us) + -cide.viriˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

4) algicide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A substance used to kill or inhibit the growth of algae. alg(a) + -cide.algiˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

5) tyrannicide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...killing of a tyrant or despot. 2. One who kills a tyrant or despot. Greek turannos, tyrant + -cide.tyˇranniˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

6) sororicide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...sister. 2. One who kills one's own sister. Latin soror, sister; see swesor- in Appendix I + -cide.soˇroriˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

7) uxoricide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A man who kills his wife. Medieval Latin uxoricdium : Latin uxor, wife + Latin -cdium, -cide....

8) regicide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...killing of a king. 2. One who kills a king. Latin rx, rg-, king; see reg- in Appendix I + -cide.regiˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

9) genocide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...national, racial, political, or ethnic group. Greek genos, race; see gen- in Appendix I + -cide.genoˇcidal (-sdl) -ADJECTIVEgenoˇcidalˇly -ADVERB...

10) patricide. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...murders one's father. Late Latin patricdium patricda : Latin patri-, patri- + -cdium, -cda, -cide.patriˇcidal (patri-sdl) -ADJECTIVE...

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