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Sicarius (plural: Sicarii) was (a) a Latin word (dagger-man) for "assassin" or "hitman", and by extension sometimes used to mean a concealed dagger (sicae), and (b) a personal name. It also can refer to:

  • Saint Sicarius or Sicharius, bishop of Lyon
  • The Sicarii, a group of Jews who attempted to expel the Romans from Judea using concealed daggers (sicae)
  • Sicarius, a genus of venomous spiders
  • Captain Sicarius, Master of the Watch, a character in the Ultramarines chapter of Space Marines in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe


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