slaughterous

[ slaw-ter-uh s ]
/ ˈslɔ tər əs /

adjective

murderous; destructive.

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Origin of slaughterous

First recorded in 1575–85; slaughter + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM slaughterous

slaugh·ter·ous·ly, adverb

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