stillicide

noun stil·li·cide \ ˈstiləˌsīd \

Definition of stillicide

plural -s
1 archaic :a continual dripping
2 Roman, civil, & Scots law :the servitude of eavesdrop binding a servient tenement to receive from the dominant tenement rainwater from the eaves of a building located on the latter

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Origin and Etymology of stillicide

Latin stillicidium, from stilli- (from stilla drop) + -cidium (from cadere to fall)


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