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mercy killing

noun
1.
euthanasia (def 1).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for mercy killing

mercy killing

noun
1.
another term for euthanasia
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mercy killing in Medicine

mercy killing mer·cy killing (mûr'sē)
n.
Euthanasia.

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