Meaning of manslaughter

man•slaugh•ter

Pronunciation: (man'slô"tur), [key]
— n.
  1. the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought.
  2. the killing of a human being by another; homicide.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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