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autocide

[aw-toh-sahyd] /ˈɔ toʊˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
suicide by crashing the vehicle one is driving.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; auto-2 + -cide
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Contemporary definitions for autocide
noun

the killing by vehicle crash, esp. use of a vehicle to commit suicide

Word Origin

auto 'self, one's own'

noun

a suicide; one who self-destructs

Word Origin

auto 'self, one's own'

noun

a chemical created by bacteria that is toxic only to other bacteria of the same species

Word Origin

auto 'self, one's own'

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