Vulpicide
Vulpicide Vul"pi*cide, n. [L. vulpes a fox + caedere to kill.] One who kills a fox, except in hunting; also, the act of so killing a fox. [Written also {vulpecide}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • vulpicide — vulpicidal, adj. vulpicidism, n. /vul peuh suyd /, n. Brit. 1. the act of killing a fox other than by hunting it with hounds. 2. a person who kills a fox by means other than hunting it with hounds. Also, vulpecide. [1820 30; < L vulpi (s. of… …   Universalium

  • vulpicide — killing of a fox Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • vulpicide — vul·pi·cide …   English syllables

  • vulpicide —   n. killing or killer of fox, except by hunting.    ♦ vulpecular, a. pertaining to young fox.    ♦ vulpine, a. fox like; cunning …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vulpicide — noun see vulpecide …   Useful english dictionary

  • vulpecide — Vulpicide Vul pi*cide, n. [L. vulpes a fox + caedere to kill.] One who kills a fox, except in hunting; also, the act of so killing a fox. [Written also {vulpecide}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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