felicide

n.

"killing of a cat," 1832, from Latin feles "cat" (see feline) + -cide.


Nearby words

  1. feldspar,
  2. feldspathic,
  3. feldspathoid,
  4. felice,
  5. felicia,
  6. felicific,
  7. felicitate,
  8. felicitation,
  9. felicitations,
  10. felicitous

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