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: the act of killing a tyrant
: the killer of a tyrant
1650, in the meaning defined at sense 1
in sense 1, from French, from Latin tyrannicidium, from tyrannus + -i- + -cidium -cide (killing); in sense 2, from French, from Latin tyrannicida, from tyrannus + -i- + -cida -cide (killer)
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