- the murder of a wife by her husband
- a man who murders his wife
Origin of uxoricide; from Classical Latin uxor, wife (see uxorious) + -cide
- The killing of a wife by her spouse.
- One who kills one's wife.
Origin of uxoricideMedieval Latin ux&omacron;ric&imacron;dium : Latin uxor, wife + Latin -c&imacron;dium, -cide.