[ suh-rawr-uh-sahyd, -ror- ]
/ səˈrɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈrɒr- /
a person who kills his or her sister.
the act of killing one's own sister.
Words nearby sororicide
Origin of sororicide
OTHER WORDS FROM sororicideso·ror·i·cid·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sororicide
/ (səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd) /
the act of killing one's own sister
a person who kills his or her sister
Derived forms of sororicidesororicidal, adjective
Word Origin for sororicide
C17: from Latin sorōricīda one who murders his sister, from soror sister + caedere to slay
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