occision

noun oc·ci·sion \äkˈsizhən\

Definition of occision

plural

-s

  1. :  slaughter applauded their pitiless occision — R. S. Ellery

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Origin and Etymology of occision

Middle English occisioun, from Middle French occision, from Latin occision-, occisio, from occisus (past participle of occidere to kill, from ob- + caedere to cut, strike, kill) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at concise


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