parricide definition

  • noun:
    • The murdering of your dad, mom, or other near general.
    • a person who commits such a murder.
    • an individual who kills a family member, specially a parent.
    • The killing of a relative, specifically a parent.
    • The killing of a ruler, or any other expert figure; treason.
    • Properly, one who murders a person's very own daddy; in a wider sense, one that murders a person's father or mother or any ancestor.
    • The work or crime of murdering a person's very own parent or any ancestor.
    • person who murders their father or mother.
    • One who murders any ancestor or anybody to whom he owes reverence; additionally, in old usage, one that eliminates his son or daughter.
    • The murder of a parent or of 1 to whom reverence arrives.
    • Figuratively, one that commits treason against his country.
    • Figuratively, the criminal activity of treason against your nation.
    • a person who kills their mother or father
    • the murder of your own father or mother

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