-cide

noun combining form

Definition of -cide

  1. 1 :  killer insecticide

  2. 2 [Medieval French, from Latin -cidium, from caedere] :  killing suicide

Origin and Etymology of -cide

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up -cide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

Get Word of the Day daily email!