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Parricide

parricide n

[Latin parricida killer of a close relative]
1 : a person who murders his or her mother or father or sometimes a close relative
2 : the act of a parricide



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.