Definitions for uxoricideʌkˈsɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ux•o•ri•cideʌkˈsɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈsoʊr-, ʌgˈzɔr-, -ˈzoʊr-(n.)

  1. the act of murdering one's wife.

  2. a man who murders his wife.

Origin of uxoricide:

1855–60; < L ūxor wife + -i - + -cide

ux•o`ri•cid′al(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. uxoricide(Noun)

    One who murders his or her wife.

  2. uxoricide(Noun)

    The murdering of one's own wife.

  3. Origin: From uxor + -cide

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uxoricide(noun)

    the murder of a wife by her husband

  2. Uxoricide(noun)

    one who murders his wife

Freebase

  1. Uxoricide

    Uxoricide is murder of one's wife. It can refer to the act itself or the person who carries it out.

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