Definitions for Matricideˈmæ trɪˌsaɪd, ˈmeɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mat•ri•cideˈmæ trɪˌsaɪd, ˈmeɪ-(n.)

  1. the act of killing one's mother.

  2. a person who kills his or her mother.

Origin of matricide:

1585–95; < L

mat`ri•cid′al(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. matricide(noun)

    a person who murders their mother

  2. matricide(noun)

    the murder of your mother

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Matricide

    Matricide is the act of killing one's mother.

Anagrams of Matricide

  1. diametric

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