uxoricide


ux·or·i·cide

noun \ˌək-ˈsr-ə-ˌsīd, -ˈsär-; ˌəg-ˈzr-, -ˈzär-\

Definition of UXORICIDE

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

First Known Use of UXORICIDE

1733

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