[uhk-sawr-uh-sahyd, -sohr-, uhg-zawr-, -zohr-]
- the act of murdering one's wife.
- a man who murders his wife.
Origin of uxoricide
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- the act of killing one's wife
- a man who kills his wife
C19: from Latin uxor wife + -cide
Word Origin and History for uxoricide
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