deicide

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English[edit]

An illustration of the blind Höðr killing Baldr, from an Icelandic 18th century manuscript.

Etymology[edit]

dei- +‎ -cide

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.ɪ.saɪd/, /ˈdiː.ɪ.saɪd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdi.ə.saɪd/, /ˈdeɪ.ə.saɪd/
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Noun[edit]

deicide (plural deicides)

  1. The killing of a god or goddess.
  2. The killer of a god or goddess.
  3. (Christianity, theology) The crucifixion of Jesus viewed as a crime.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

deicide f

  1. plural form of deicida