• arboricide

    the killing of trees

  • avicide

    the killing of birds

  • fratricide

    The act of one who murders or kills his own brother.

  • fungicide

    Anything that kills fungi.

  • genocide

    systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

  • germicide

    an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

  • herbicide

    a chemical that kills plants

  • insecticide

    An agent or preparation for destroying insects; an insect powder or spray.

  • mariticide

    the killing of a husband—or one who does so

  • parricide

    the killing of a parent or one who does so

  • pesticide

    chemical which kills pests, such as insects or rodents

  • regicide

    someone who commits regicide

  • rodenticide

    a chemical agent that kills rodents

  • sororicide

    The murder of one's sister; also, one who murders or kills one's own sister.

  • suicide

    The act of taking one's own life voluntary and intentionally; self-murder; specifically (Law), the felonious killing of one's self; the deliberate and intentional destruction of one's own life by a person of years of discretion and of sound mind.

  • uxoricide

    the killing of a wife, or the one who does so

  • verbicide

    distorting the correct sense of a word

  • vermicide

    A medicine which destroys intestinal worms; a worm killer.

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