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-cide

noun combining form

Definition of -CIDE

1
:  killer <insecticide>
2
[Middle French, from Latin -cidium, from caedere] :  killing <suicide>

Origin of -CIDE

Middle French, from Latin -cida, from caedere to cut, kill
-CIDE Defined for Kids

-cide

noun suffix \ˌsīd\

Definition of -CIDE for Kids

1
:  killer <insecticide>
2
:  killing <homicide>

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