matricide


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mat·ri·cide

 (măt′rĭ-sīd′)
n.
1. The act of killing one's mother.
2. One who kills one's mother.

[Latin mātricīdium and mātricīda : mātri-, matri- + -cīdium and -cīda, -cide.]

mat′ri·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.
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matricide

(ˈmætrɪˌsaɪd; ˈmeɪ-)
n
1. the act of killing one's own mother
2. a person who kills his mother
[C16: from Latin mātrīcīdium (the act), mātrīcīda (the agent). See matri-, -cide]
ˌmatriˈcidal adj
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mat•ri•cide

(ˈmæ trɪˌsaɪd, ˈmeɪ-)

n.
1. the act of killing one's mother.
2. a person who kills his or her mother.
[1585–95; < Latin]
mat`ri•cid′al, adj.
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matricide

1. the killing of one’s mother.
2. a person who has killed his mother. — matricidal, adj.
See also: Parents
1. the killing of one’s mother.
2. a person who has killed his mother. — matricidal, adj.
See also: Killing
1. the killing of one’s mother.
2. one who has killed his mother. — matricidal, adj.
See also: Mother
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.matricide - a person who murders their mother
parricide - someone who kills his or her parent
2.matricide - the murder of your mother
parricide - the murder of your own father or mother
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Translations

matricide

[ˈmeɪtrɪsaɪd] N
1. (= act) → matricidio m
2. (= person) → matricida mf
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matricide

n (= act)Muttermord m; (= person)Muttermörder(in) m(f)
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matricide

[ˈmætrɪˌsaɪd] n (crime) → matricidio; (person) → matricida m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mat·ri·cide

n. matricidio.
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