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patricide

pat·ri·cide

patricide

 
pronunciation:
pae trih saId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of killing one's father.
definition 2: a person who has committed such an act.
derivation: patricidal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word patricide contains the following parts:
patr, patri, pater Latin root that means father, fatherland
synonyms:
matr, matri, mater