Tyrannicidal Ty*ran"ni*ci`dal, a. Of or pertaining to tyrannicide, or the murder of a tyrant. --Booth. [1913 Webster]

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  • tyrannicidal — tə̇|ranə|sīdəl, (ˌ)tī|r adjective : of, relating to, or dealing with tyrannicide tyrannicidal schemes …   Useful english dictionary

  • tyrannicidal — See tyrannicide. * * * …   Universalium

  • tyrannicidal — ty·ran·ni·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • tyrannicide — tyrannicidal, adj. /ti ran euh suyd , tuy /, n. 1. the act of killing a tyrant. 2. a person who kills a tyrant. [1640 50; < L tyrrannicidium (def. 1), tyrannicida (def. 2). See TYRANT, I CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tyrannicide — [tɪ ranɪsʌɪd, tʌɪ ] noun the killing of a tyrant. ↘the killer of a tyrant. Derivatives tyrannicidal adjective Origin C17: from Fr., from L. tyrannicida killer of a tyrant …   English new terms dictionary

  • tyrannicide — /təˈrænəsaɪd/ (say tuh ranuhsuyd) noun 1. someone who kills a tyrant. 2. the act of killing a tyrant. {Latin tyrannicīda (def. 1), tyrannicīdium (def. 2). See cide} –tyrannicidal /tərænəˈsaɪdl/ (say tuhranuh suydl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • tyrannicide — [tə ran′ə sīd΄, tiran′ə sīd΄, tīran′ə sīd΄] n. [ TYRANNICIDE sense 1 < L tyrannicidium; TYRANNICIDE sense 2 < L tyrannicida: see TYRANT & CIDE] 1. the act of killing a tyrant 2. a person who kills a tyrant tyrannicidal adj …   English World dictionary

  • tyrannicide — n. 1 the act or an instance of killing a tyrant. 2 the killer of a tyrant. Derivatives: tyrannicidal adj. Etymology: F f. L tyrannicida, cidium (as TYRANT, CIDE) …   Useful english dictionary

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