- the act of murdering one's father
- a person who does this
Origin of patricideMedieval Latin patricida: see patri- and -cide
- The act of murdering one's father.
- One who murders one's father.
Origin of patricideLate Latin patricīdium patricīda Latin patri- patri- Latin -cīdium -cīda -cide
patricide - Legal Definition
The act of killing one’s own father; a person who has killed his or her father.