Definitions for Matricideˈmæ trɪˌsaɪd, ˈmeɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. matricide(noun)

    a person who murders their mother

  2. matricide(noun)

    the murder of your mother


  1. matricide(Noun)

    The killing of one's mother.

    Gerald committed matricide; he strangled his mother.

  2. matricide(Noun)

    A person who kills his or her mother.

    Nancy was a matricide, it happened four years ago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Matricide(noun)

    the murder of a mother by her son or daughter

  2. Matricide(noun)

    one who murders one's own mother

  3. Origin: [L. matricidium; mater mother + coedere to kill, slay: cf. F. matricide. See Mother, and cf. Homicide.]


  1. Matricide

    Matricide is the act of killing one's mother.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Muttermörderin, Muttermord, MuttermörderGerman
  • μητροκτόνος, μητροκτονίαGreek
  • äidinmurhaFinnish
  • matricideFrench
  • mātricīda, mātricīdiumLatin
  • matricidRomanian
  • матереуби́йство, матереуби́йцаRussian
  • materoubica, majkoubistvo, materoubistvo, majkoubicaSerbo-Croatian
  • modermord, modermördareSwedish

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