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Meaning of FRATRICIDE

Pronunciation:  'fratri`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of murdering your own brother or sister
  2. [n]  a person who murders their brother or sister
 

FRATRICIDE is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: execution, homicide, liquidator, manslayer, murder, murderer, slaying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Frat"ri*cide\, n. [L. fratricidium a brother's
murder, fr. fratricida a brother's murderer; frater, fratris,
brother + caedere to kill: cf. F. fratricide.]
1. The act of one who murders or kills his own brother.

2. [L. fratricida: cf. F. fratricide.] One who murders or
   kills his own brother.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aborticide, fungicide, genocide, germicide, herbicide, homicide, infanticide, insecticide, matricide, microbicide, parricide, patricide, pesticide, regicide, rodenticide, sororicide, suicide, uxoricide, vermicide
 

 

 

 

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