vaticide

vaticide

[vat-uh-sahyd]
noun
1.
a person who murders a prophet.
2.
the act of killing a prophet.

Origin:
1720–30; < Latin vāti- (stem of vātēs seer) + -cide

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vaticide (ˈvætɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
rare
 a.  the murder of a prophet
 b.  a person guilty of this
 
[C18: from Latin vātēs prophet + -cide]

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