Definition of -cide

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

History and Etymology for -cide

Middle French, from Latin -cida, from caedere to cut, kill

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-cide

noun suffix
\ ˌsīd\

Kids Definition of -cide

1 : killer insecticide
2 : killing homicide

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