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'''Mariticide''' (from [[Latin]] ''maritus'' "married" + ''-cide'', from ''caedere'' "to cut, to kill") literally means the murder of one's married partner, but has become most associated with the murder of a [[husband]] by his [[wife]], as the reverse is given the name [[uxoricide]].
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==References==
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==See also==
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* [[Uxoricide]], the practice of killing one's wife
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Mariticide (from Latin maritus "married" + -cide, from caedere "to cut, to kill") literally means the murder of one's married partner, but has become most associated with the murder of a husband by his wife, as the reverse is given the name uxoricide.


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  • Uxoricide, the practice of killing one's wife
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