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One entry found for homicide.
Main Entry: ho·mi·cide
Pronunciation: primarystresshäm-schwa-secondarystresssimacrd, primarystresshomacr-mschwa-
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English homicide "the killing of a person," from early French homicide (same meaning), from Latin homicidium "the act of killing a man," from homo "man" and -cidium "the act of killing," from caedere "to kill, cut"
: a killing of one human being by another

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