felo de se

felo-de-se

[fel-oh-di-see, -sey]
noun, plural felones-de-se [fel-uh-neez-di-see, -sey, fuh-loh-neez-] , felos-de-se [fel-ohz-di-see, -sey] .
1.
a person who commits suicide or commits an unlawful malicious act resulting in his or her own death.
2.
the act of suicide.

Origin:
1645–55; < Anglo-Latin, equivalent to felō a felon + in respect to, of + oneself

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felo de se (ˈfiːləʊ dɪ ˈsiː, ˈfɛləʊ)
 
n , pl felones de se, felos de se
law
 a.  suicide
 b.  a person who commits suicide
 
[C17: from Anglo-Latin, from felō felon + Latin of + oneself]

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