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homicide

noun ho·mi·cide \ˈhä-mə-ˌsīd, ˈhō-\

: the act of killing another person

Full Definition of HOMICIDE

1
:  a person who kills another
2
:  a killing of one human being by another

Examples of HOMICIDE

  1. The number of homicides increased last year.
  2. He has been arrested for homicide.

Origin of HOMICIDE

in sense 1, from Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin homicida, from homo human being + -cida -cide; in sense 2, from Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin homicidium, from homo + -cidium -cide
First Known Use: 14th century

homicide

noun ho·mi·cide \ˈhäm-ə-ˌsīd, ˈhō-mə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOMICIDE

1
:  a person who kills another
2
:  a killing of one human being by another—compare genocide

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