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vulpicide

[vuhl-puh-sahyd] /ˈvʌl pəˌsaɪd/
noun, British
1.
the act of killing a fox other than by hunting it with hounds.
2.
a person who kills a fox by means other than hunting it with hounds.
Also, vulpecide.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin vulpi- (stem of vulpēs) fox + -cide
Related forms
vulpicidal, adjective
vulpicidism, noun
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