the murder of a husband by his wife
Hypernyms: ↑murder, ↑slaying, ↑execution

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\\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsīd\ noun (-s)
Etymology: mariti- (from Latin maritus husband & Latin marita wife) + -cide
1. : one that murders or kills his or her spouse
2. : the act of a mariticide

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • mariticide — n. murder of a husband (by a wife) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mariticide — ma·rit·i·cide …   English syllables

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