Meaning of -CIDE in English

-CIDE

■ combining form

1》 denoting a person or substance that kills: insecticide.

2》 denoting an act of killing: suicide.

Derivatives

-cidal combining form .

-cidally combining form .

Origin

via Fr.; sense 1 from L. -cida ; sense 2 from L. -cidium , both from caedere 'kill'.

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