Fratricide definitions

frăt'rĭ-sīd'
The accidental killing of an ally caused by a discharge of a military weapon.
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A person who kills his or her own brother or sister.
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The killing of one's brother or sister.
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One who has killed one's brother or sister.
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The act of killing one's own brother or sister.
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The act of killing relatives or fellow-countrymen, as in a civil war.
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The killing of one's brother (sister).
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A person who commits this crime.
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(military, by extension) The intentional or unintentional killing of a comrade in arms.
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Origin of fratricide

Middle English from Old French from Latin frātricīdium frātricīda frāter frātr- brother bhrāter- in Indo-European roots -cīdium -cīda -cide