filicide

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filicide

(ˈfɪlɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. the act of killing one's own son or daughter
2. a person who does this
[C17: from Latin fīlius son or fīlia daughter + -cide]
ˌfiliˈcidal adj

filicide

1. a parent who kills a son or daughter.
2. the killing of a son or daughter by a parent. — filicidal, adj.
See also: Children
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.filicide - a parent who murders his own son or daughter
parent - a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
2.filicide - the murder of your own son or daughter
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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