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sororicide

[suh-rawr-uh-sahyd, -ror-] /səˈrɔr əˌsaɪd, -ˈrɒr-/
noun
1.
a person who kills his or her sister.
2.
the act of killing one's own sister.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin sorōricīda one who kills his sister, -cīdium the act of killing one's sister, equivalent to sorōr- (stem of soror) sister + -cīda, -cīdium -cide
Related forms
sororicidal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sororicide

sororicide

/səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the act of killing one's own sister
2.
a person who kills his or her sister
Derived Forms
sororicidal, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sorōricīda one who murders his sister, from soror sister + caedere to slay
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