felos-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

noun
1. a person who kills himself intentionally [syn: suicide
2. an act of deliberate self destruction 
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