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Fratricide

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frat=ri=cide

CIDE DICTIONARY

Fratriciden. [L. fratricidium a brother's murder, fr. fratricida a brother's murderer; frater, fratris, brother + caedere to kill: cf. F. fratricide.].
  •  The act of one who murders or kills his own brother.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who murders or kills his own brother.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Fratricide, n.
1 the killing of one's brother or sister.
2 a person who does this.

Derivative
fratricidal adj.
Etymology
F fratricide or LL fratricidium, L fratricida, f. frater fratris brother

THESAURUS

Fratricide

aborticide, fungicide, genocide, germicide, herbicide, homicide, infanticide, insecticide, matricide, microbicide, parricide, patricide, pesticide, regicide, rodenticide, sororicide, suicide, uxoricide, vermicide

ROGET THESAURUS

Fratricide

Killing

N killing, homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion, effusion of blood, blood, blood shed, gore, slaughter, carnage, butchery, battue, massacre, fusillade, noyade, thuggery, Thuggism, deathblow, finishing stroke, coup de grace, quietus, execution, judicial murder, martyrdom, butcher, slayer, murderer, Cain, assassin, terrorist, cutthroat, garroter, bravo, Thug, Moloch, matador, sabreur, guet-a-pens, gallows, executioner, man-eater, apache, hatchet man, highbinder, regicide, parricide, matricide, fratricide, infanticide, feticide, foeticide, uxoricide, vaticide, suicide, felo de se, hara-kiri, suttee, Juggernath, immolation, auto da fe, holocaust, suffocation, strangulation, garrote, hanging, lapidation, deadly weapon, Aceldama, slaughtering, phthisozoics, sport, sporting, the chase, venery, hunting, coursing, shooting, fishing, pig- sticking, sportsman, huntsman, fisherman, hunter, Nimrod, slaughterhouse, meat packing plant, shambles, abattoir, fatal accident, violent death, casualty, killing, murderous, slaughterous, sanguinary, sanguinolent, blood stained, blood thirsty, homicidal, red handed, bloody, bloody minded, ensanguined, gory, thuggish, mortal, fatal, lethal, dead, deadly, mortiferous, lethiferous, unhealthy internecine, suicidal, sporting, piscatorial, piscatory, in at the death, assassination has never changed the history of the.


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