[ pa-truh-sahyd, pey‐ ]
/ ˈpæ trəˌsaɪd, ˈpeɪ‐ /
the act of killing one's own father.
a person who commits such an act.
Related formspat·ri·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for patricidal
/ (ˈpætrɪˌsaɪd) /
the act of killing one's father
a person who kills his father
Derived Formspatricidal, adjective
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