[ ik-sahyd ]
/ ɪkˈsaɪd /

verb (used with object), ex·cid·ed, ex·cid·ing.

to cut out; excise.


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Origin of excide

1750–60; < Latin excīdere to cut out, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + -cīdere (combining form of caedere to cut)
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British Dictionary definitions for excide

/ (ɪkˈsaɪd) /


(tr) rare to cut out; excise

Word Origin for excide

C18: from Latin excīdere to cut off, from caedere to cut
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