Meaning of TYRANNICIDE in English


noun Etymology: in sense 1, from French, from Latin tyrannicidium, from tyrannus + -i- + -cidium -cide (killing); in sense 2, from French, from Latin tyrannicida, from tyrannus + -i- + -cida -cide (killer) Date: 1650 the act of killing a tyrant, the killer of a tyrant

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