Origin and Etymology of tyrannicide
in sense 1, from French, from Latin tyrannicidium, from tyrannus + -i- + -cidium -cide (killing); in sense 2, from French, from Latin tyrannicida, from tyrannus + -i- + -cida -cide (killer)
First Known Use: 1650
Rhymes with tyrannicide
by the wayside, dissatisfied, fit to be tied, formaldehyde, infanticide, initial side, insecticide, interallied, preoccupied, rodenticide, self-satisfied, terminal side, thalidomide, Trinitytide, uxoricide
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