Matricidal
Matricidal Mat"ri*ci`dal, a. Of or pertaining to matricide. [1913 Webster]

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  • matricidal — matricide ► NOUN 1) the killing of one s mother. 2) a person who kills their mother. DERIVATIVES matricidal adjective. ORIGIN from Latin mater mother + cidium killing …   English terms dictionary

  • matricidal — adjective see matricide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • matricidal — See matricide. * * * …   Universalium

  • matricidal — adjective Relating to matricide, the killing of a mother …   Wiktionary

  • matricidal — ma·tri cid·al || ‚mætrɪ saɪdl adj. of or about the murder of a mother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matricidal — matri·ci·dal …   English syllables

  • matricidal — |ma.trə|sīdəl, |mā. adjective : of or relating to a matricide …   Useful english dictionary

  • matricidal hatching — (NEMATA) Intrauterine larval development leading to the destruction of the female by the larvae or juveniles; eclosion intrauterine …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • matricide — matricidal, adj. /ma tri suyd , may /, n. 1. the act of killing one s mother. 2. a person who kills his or her mother. [1585 95; < L matricidium (def. 1), matricida (def. 2); see MATRI , CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • matricide — noun Date: 1594 1. [Latin matricidium, from matr + cidium cide] murder of a mother by her son or daughter 2. [Latin matricida, from matr + cida cide] one that murders his or her mother • matricidal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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