Definitions for uxoricideʌkˈsɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ux•o•ri•cideʌkˈsɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr-(n.)
the act of murdering one's wife.
a man who murders his wife.
Origin of uxoricide:
1855–60; < L ūxor wife + -i - + -cide
One who murders his or her wife.
The murdering of one's own wife.
Origin: From uxor + -cide
the murder of a wife by her husband
one who murders his wife