filicidal

filicide

[fil-uh-sahyd]
noun
1.
a person who kills his or her son or daughter.
2.
the act of killing one's son or daughter: Ancient myth contains numerous examples of filicide.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin fīli(us) son (fīli(a) daughter) + -cide

filicidal, adjective
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filicide (ˈfɪlɪˌsaɪd)
 
n
1.  the act of killing one's own son or daughter
2.  a person who does this
 
[C17: from Latin fīlius son or fīlia daughter + -cide]
 
fili'cidal
 
adj

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filicide
1660s, action of killing a son or daughter, from L. filius, filia son, daughter (see filial). Meaning one who kills a son or daughter is from 1823. Related: Filicidal.
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