hospiticida

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hospes (host" or "guest) +‎ -cīda

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hospiticīda m (genitive hospiticīdae); first declension

  1. hospiticide (one who kills his guest or host)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word appears in Classical Latin only as a gloss for the Ancient Greek ξενοκτόνος (ksenoktónos).

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hospiticīda hospiticīdae
genitive hospiticīdae hospiticīdārum
dative hospiticīdae hospiticīdīs
accusative hospiticīdam hospiticīdās
ablative hospiticīdā hospiticīdīs
vocative hospiticīda hospiticīdae

References[edit]

  • hospiticida” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • hospiticida” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)