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Meaning of PATRICIDE

Pronunciation:  'patri`sId

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

PATRICIDE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: parricide, parricide

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pat*ri"cide\, n. [L. pater father + caedere to kill.
Cf. {Parricide}.]
1. The murderer of his father.

2. The crime of one who murders his father. Same as
   {Parricide}.

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

 

 

 

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