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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One, such as a person or animal, that kills a human.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A slayer of a man or of men; one who kills a human being.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who kills a human being; one who commits manslaughter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who commits manslaughter

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

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