Of or pertaining to filicide.

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  • filicidal — adj. of the murder of a son; of the murder of a daughter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filicidal — fil·i·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • filicidal — |filə|sīdəl adjective : of or relating to filicide …   Useful english dictionary

  • filicide — filicidal, adj. /fil euh suyd /, n. 1. a person who kills his or her son or daughter. 2. the act of killing one s son or daughter: Ancient myth contains numerous examples of filicide. [1655 65; < L fili(us) son (fili(a) daughter) + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • filicide — (n.) 1660s, action of killing a son or daughter, from L. filius/filia son/daughter (see FILIAL (Cf. filial)) + CIDE (Cf. cide). Meaning one who kills a son or daughter is from 1823. Related: Filicidal …   Etymology dictionary

  • filicide — /ˈfɪləsaɪd/ (say filuhsuyd) noun 1. someone who kills their son or daughter. 2. the act of killing one s son or daughter. {Latin fīlius son, fīlia daughter + cide} –filicidal /fɪləˈsaɪdəl/ (say filuh suyduhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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