sororicide


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so·ror·i·cide

 (sə-rôr′ĭ-sīd′, -rŏr′-)
n.
1. The killing of one's sister.
2. One who kills one's own sister.

[Latin soror, sister; see swesor- in Indo-European roots + -cide.]

so·ror′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

sororicide

(səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd)
n
1. the act of killing one's own sister
2. a person who kills his or her sister
[C17: from Latin sorōricīda one who murders his sister, from soror sister + caedere to slay]
soˌroriˈcidal adj

so•ror•i•cide

(səˈrɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈrɒr-)

n.
1. a person who kills his or her sister.
2. the act of killing one's own sister.
[1650–60; < Latin]

sororicide

1. the killing of one’s sister.
2. a person who has killed his sister. — sororicidal, adj.
See also: Killing
Translations
zustermoordzustermoordenaar

sororicide

nSchwestermord m; (= person)Schwestermörder(in) m(f)
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CRIME p10 the act of killing your sister is sororicide.
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