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Meaning of MATRICIDE

Pronunciation:  'meytree`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  murder of your mother
  2. [n]  a person who murders their mother
 

MATRICIDE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: parricide, parricide

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mat"ri*cide\, n. [L. matricidium; mater mother +
coedere to kill, slay: cf. F. matricide. See {Mother}, and
cf. {Homicide}.]
1. The murder of a mother by her son or daughter.

2. [L. matricida: cf. F. matricide.] One who murders one's
   own mother.

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

 

 

 

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