felony murder


noun

a killing treated as a murder because, though unintended, it occurred during the commission or attempted commission of a felony, as robbery.

Nearby words

  1. felon,
  2. felonious,
  3. feloniously,
  4. felonry,
  5. felony,
  6. felsic,
  7. felsite,
  8. felsitic,
  9. felspar,
  10. felspathic

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