Foeticide
Foeticide F[oe]"ti*cide, n. Same as {Feticide}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foeticide — Feticide Fe ti*cide (? or ?), n. [Written also {f[oe]ticide}.] [Fetus + L. caedere to kill.] (Med. & Law) The act of killing the fetus in the womb; the offense of procuring an abortion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foeticide — /fee ti suyd /, n. feticide. * * * …   Universalium

  • foeticide — noun The act of killing a foetus …   Wiktionary

  • foeticide — killing a fetus Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • foeticide — n. killing of a fetus, abortion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foeticide — foe·ti·cide …   English syllables

  • foeticide — /ˈfitəsaɪd/ (say feetuhsuyd) noun the destruction of a foetus. Also, feticide. {Latin foetus + i 1 + cide} –foeticidal /fitəˈsaɪdəl/ (say feetuh suyduhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • foeticide — /fiytasayd/ Sec Feticide …   Black's law dictionary

  • foeticide — /fiytasayd/ Sec Feticide …   Black's law dictionary

  • foeticide — The killing of a foetus or unborn child; a criminal abortion …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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