parricidal

adjective
par·​ri·​cid·​al | \ ˌper-ə-ˈsī-dᵊl How to pronounce parricidal (audio) , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of parricidal

: of, relating to, or guilty of parricide

First Known Use of parricidal

1627, in the meaning defined above

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“Parricidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parricidal. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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