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deicide

(ˈdiːɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. the act of killing a god
2. a person who kills a god
[C17: from ecclesiastical Latin deicida, from Latin deus god; see -cide]
ˌdeiˈcidal adj

de•i•cide

(ˈdi əˌsaɪd)

n.
1. a person who kills a god.
2. the act of killing a god.
[1605–15; < New Latin deicīda, deicīdium= Latin dei- (comb. form of deus god) + -cīda,-cīdium -cide]
de`i•cid′al, adj.

deicide

1. the killing of a god.
2. the killer of a god. — deicidal, adj.
See also: God and Gods
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