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matricide

mat·ri·cide

matricide

pronunciation:
mae trih saId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of killing one's mother.
definition 2: someone who kills his or her mother.
derivation: matricidal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word matricide contains the following parts:
matr, matri, mater Latin root that means mother
synonyms:
patr, patri, pater