Uxoricidal Ux*or"i*ci`dal, a. Of or pertaining to uxoricide; tending to uxoricide. [1913 Webster]

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  • uxoricidal — adjective Of or pertaining to uxoricide …   Wiktionary

  • uxoricidal — uxoricīˈdal adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑uxorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • uxoricide — uxoricidal, adj. /uk sawr euh suyd , sohr , ug zawr , zohr /, n. 1. the act of murdering one s wife. 2. a man who murders his wife. [1855 60; < L uxor wife + I + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • uxoricide — (n.) 1854, the murder of one s wife; 1860, one who kills his wife, from L. uxor wife (see UXORIOUS (Cf. uxorious)) + CIDE (Cf. cide). Related: Uxoricidal …   Etymology dictionary

  • uxoricide — [ʌk sɔ:rɪsʌɪd] noun the killing of one s wife. ↘a man who kills his wife. Derivatives uxoricidal adjective Origin C19: from L. uxor wife + cide …   English new terms dictionary

  • uxoricide — /ʌkˈsɔrəsaɪd/ (say uk sawruhsuyd) noun 1. a man who kills his wife. 2. the act of killing one s wife. {Latin uxori wife + cide} –uxoricidal /ʌkˌsɔrəˈsaɪdl/ (say uk.sawruh suydl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • uxoricide — [uk sôr′ə sīd΄, ukzôr′ə sīd΄] n. [< L uxor, wife (see UXORIOUS) + CIDE] 1. the murder of a wife by her husband 2. a man who murders his wife uxoricidal adj …   English World dictionary

  • uxoricide — n. 1 the killing of one s wife. 2 a person who does this. Derivatives: uxoricidal adj. Etymology: L uxor wife + CIDE …   Useful english dictionary

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