roadkill

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Etymology[edit]

A road +‎ kill

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Noun[edit]

roadkill (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly US) the killing of an animal by a road vehicle
  2. (chiefly US) the animal(s) so killed
  3. (by extension) a helpless victim

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