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Definition of parricide noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

parricide

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈpærəˌsaɪd//
 
[uncountable, countable] (formal)
 
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the crime of killing your father, mother, or a close relative; a person who is guilty of this crime compare fratricide, matricide, patricide
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