Definitions

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

  • noun The killing of a tyrant or despot.
  • noun One who kills a tyrant or despot.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of killing a tyrant; the putting a tyrannical ruler to death on account of his acts.
  • noun One who kills a tyrant.

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

  • noun The act of killing a tyrant.
  • noun One who kills a tyrant.

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

  • noun The killing of a tyrant.

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

  • noun killing a tyrant

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek turannos, tyrant + –cide.]

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tyrannus +‎ -cide

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