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Patricide

patricide n

[Latin patricida , from patr- pater father + -cida killer]
1 : an individual who murders his or her father
2 : the murder of an individual's own father



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