patricide


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pat·ri·cide

 (păt′rĭ-sīd′)
n.
1. The act of murdering one's father.
2. One who murders one's father.

[Late Latin patricīdium and patricīda : Latin patri-, patri- + Latin -cīdium and -cīda, -cide.]

pat′ri·cid′al (păt′rĭ-sīd′l) adj.

patricide

(ˈpætrɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. the act of killing one's father
2. a person who kills his father
ˌpatriˈcidal adj

pat•ri•cide

(ˈpæ trəˌsaɪd, ˈpeɪ-)

n.
1. the act of killing one's own father.
2. a person who commits such an act.
[1585–95]
pat`ri•cid′al, adj.

patricide

1. the killing of one’s father.
2. a person who has killed his father. — patricidal, adj.
See also: Parents
1. the killing of one’s father.
2. a person who has killed his father. — patricidal, adj.
See also: Killing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patricide - a person who murders their father
parricide - someone who kills his or her parent
2.patricide - the murder of your father
parricide - the murder of your own father or mother
Translations
قاتِل أبيهقَتْل الأب
otcovrahotcovražda
fadermordfadermorder
isänmurhaisänmurhaaja
apagyilkosság
föîurmorîföîurmorîingi
tēva slepkavatēva slepkavība
otcovrahotcovražda
baba katilibabasını öldürme

patricide

[ˈpætrɪsaɪd] N (= crime) → patricidio m; (= person) → patricida mf

patricide

nVatermord m; (= murderer)Vatermörder(in) m(f)

patricide

(ˈpӕtrisaid) noun
1. the act of killing one's father.
2. a person who does such an act.
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