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|Subject:||Avicide. When is a new word appropriate?|
|From:||Martin Butterfield <>|
|Date:||Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:27:59 +1100|
If one wished to develop a less human focused word one could add "icide" to a latin word meaning offspring. Consulting an on-line dictionary I got three words for offspring : foetus; fetus and subolis. The use of foetus seems a tad confusing as in mammals it is now used mainly to cover young before birth.
So perhaps "subolicide" would fit the bill (or indeed The Bill).
On 31 December 2014 at 07:14, Martin Butterfield <> wrote:
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