felo-de-se .fel-ōd-ə-'sā, -'sē n, pl fe·lo·nes-de-se fə-.lō-(.)nēz-də- or felos-de-se .fel-ōz-də-
1) one who commits suicide or who dies from the effects of having committed an unlawful malicious act
2) an act of deliberate self-destruction: SUICIDE

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