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Parricide

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par=ri=cide

CIDE DICTIONARY

Parriciden. [F., fr. L. parricida; pater father + caedere to kill. See Father, Homicide, and cf. Patricide.].
  •  Properly, one who murders one's own father; in a wider sense, one who murders one's father or mother or any ancestor.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act or crime of murdering one's own father or any ancestor.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Parricide, n.
1 the killing of a near relative, esp. of a parent.
2 an act of parricide.
3 a person who commits parricide.

Derivative
parricidal adj.
Etymology
F parricide or L parricida (= sense 3), parricidium (= sense 1), of uncert. orig., assoc. in L with pater father and parens parent

THESAURUS

Parricide

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

ROGET THESAURUS

Parricide

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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