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Meaning of REGICIDE

Pronunciation:  'reji`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of killing a king
  2. [n]  someone who commits regicide; the killer of a king
 

REGICIDE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: kill, killer, killing, putting to death, slayer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Reg"i*cide\ (r?j"?*s?d), n. [F. r['e]gicide; L. rex,
regis, a king + caedere to kill. Cf. {Homicide}.]
1. One who kills or who murders a king; specifically
   (Eng.Hist.), one of the judges who condemned Charles I. to
   death.

2. The killing or the murder of a king.

 

 

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