filicide

noun
fil·​i·​cide | \ ˈfi-lə-ˌsīd How to pronounce filicide (audio) \

Definition of filicide

: the murder of one's own daughter or son

First Known Use of filicide

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for filicide

Latin filius son & filia daughter + English -cide

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