mariticidal

adjective
ma·rit·i·cid·al | \ mə¦ritə¦sīdᵊl \

Definition of mariticidal 

1 : of or relating to mariticide especially : of or relating to the killing of a husband by his wife

2 : of or relating to the killing by a female insect of her mate

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History and Etymology for mariticidal

mariti- (from Latin maritus husband & Latin marita wife) + -cide + -al

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