geocide etymology

English word geocide comes from English -cide (Killer. Killing.), English geo- (Earth. Geography.)

Detailed word origin of geocide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cide English (eng) Killer. Killing.
geo- English (eng) Earth. Geography.
geocide English (eng) The destruction of the earth, its ecosystems, or some part thereof, due to human activity.

Words with the same origin as geocide

Descendants of -cide
amicicide computercide culturecide deicidal febricide felicide feticide fungicide gendercide gonocide herbicide infanticide insecticide larvicidal licecide lupicide mosquitocide nematicide neonaticide parenticide spermicide vaccicide vermicidal vulpicide
Descendants of geo-
geocache geocomposite geodemographics geoecology geoengineering geoforensics geographer geolithological geolocalize geolocation geomagnetic geomodelling geomorphometry geomythology geonet geopedology geophysical geophysicist geopolitical geopolitics geopositioned geoprivacy geostationary geosynchronous geothermal