- the act of murdering one's mother
Origin of matricideL matricida a person who does this
Origin of matricideClassical Latin matricidium from mater, mother + caedere, to kill: see -cide
- The act of killing one's mother.
- One who kills one's mother.
Origin of matricideLatin mātricīdium mātricīda mātri- matri- -cīdium -cīda -cide
matri- +"Ž -cide.
matricide - Legal Definition
- The act of killing one’s mother.
- A person who has killed his or her mother.