ethnocide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ethno- +‎ -cide

Noun[edit]

ethnocide (plural ethnocides)

  1. The deliberate and systematic destruction of an ethnic group, accomplished either by destroying the members of the group (genocide) or by destroying its cultural identity (culturcide).

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References[edit]

  • Webster's New Millennium™ Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.6). Retrieved March 25, 2007, from Dictionary.com website:
  • ethnocide” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.