Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who murders his guests.

Etymologies

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hospit- +‎ -cide

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From Latin *hospiticīdium, from hospes, hospit- + -cīdium ("killing"); compare English -cide.

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