What does Matricide mean?

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Matricide

    mat′ri-sīd, n. a murderer of one's own mother: the murder of one's own mother.—adj. Mat′ricidal [Fr.,—L. matricida, matricidiummater, mother, cædĕre, to kill.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Matricide in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Matricide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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