Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The killing of deer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of killing deer; deer-slaying.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The killing of deer: as, “a wanton cervicide,”

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin cervus deer + caedere to kill.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Akin to Bambicide. However, in the abbreviated jargon of railroad telegraphers, cervicide meant "Let cars go forward as consigned". --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 21, 2013