hospit- + -cide
From Latin hospiticīda, from hospes (“host” or “guest”) (stem: hospit-) + -cīda (“killer”) (from caedō (“I kill”)); compare English -cide.
(countable and uncountable, plural hospiticides)
- (rare) The act of a guest killing his host or vice versa, or an instance thereof.
From Latin *hospiticīdium, from hospes, hospit- + -cīdium (“killing”); compare English -cide.