Ty*ran"ni*ci`de (?), n. [L. tyrannicidium the killing of a tyrant, tyrannicida the killer of a tyrant; tyrannus a tyrant + caedere to kill: cf. F. tyrannicide.]

1.

The act of killing a tyrant.

Hume.

2.

One who kills a tyrant.

 

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