tyrannicide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tyrannicide, from Latin tyrannicīda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyrannicide (plural tyrannicides)

  1. The killing of a tyrant.
  2. Someone who kills a tyrant.
    • 2012, Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers, Penguin 2013, p. 51:
      Princip had even found time to learn by heart the entirety of The Mountain Wreath, Petrović-Njegos's stirring epic celebration of the selfless tyrannicide Miloš Obilić.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyrannicide m (plural tyrannicides)

  1. tyrannicide
  2. a person who performs tyrannicide