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regicide

reg·i·cide

regicide

 
 
pronunciation:
re j saId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the murder of a king.
definition 2: the murderer of a king.
Like his father, Hamlet is a regicide.
derivation: regicidal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word regicide contains the following parts:
reg, rect, rig1 Latin root that means king, rule, guide; straight