from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Acting as an avicide; fatal to birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to the killing or slaughter of birds.


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  • The small shot carried over and rattled about us where we sat on the verandah of the old Washington house, but showed the avicidal intent, and Longfellow went off at once to protest against the barbarity, not at all indignant at the personal danger, if he thought of any.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist


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