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feticide


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feticide  \Fe"ti*cide\  (?  or  ?),  n.  [Written  also  {f[oe]ticide}.] 
  [Fetus  +  L.  caedere  to  kill.]  (Med.  &  Law) 
  The  act  of  killing  the  fetus  in  the  womb;  the  offense  of 
  procuring  an  abortion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  feticide 
  n  :  the  act  of  destroying  a  fetus  [syn:  {aborticide}] 




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