Familicide meaning

The murder of an entire family by a family member.

Because of the familicide that wiped out his entire family, he will be charged with six counts of murder.

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The murder of an entire family by a family member, followed by suicide.

His spree of familicide ended only after he killed the family dog, and then himself.

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The person who perpetrates a familicide.

The popular professional wrestler became the most notorious familicide of 2007.

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Origin of familicide

  • family +‎ -cide

    From Wiktionary