• Definition for "-cide"
  • Sentence for "-cide"
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-cide definition

  • suffix:
    • Killer: bactericide.
    • Act of killing: ecocide.
    • accustomed make nouns indicating the killing of the person or thing suggested by the very first element of the phrase. (This applies to most of the derived terms the following.)
    • regularly make nouns meaning a killer of the individual or thing suggested by the first element of the word. (This pertains to some, not all, associated with the derived terms down the page.)
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