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English definition of “fratricide”

fratricide

noun [U] uk   /ˈfræt.rɪ.saɪd/ formal us  
the crime of murdering your brother, or killing members of your own group or countryMurder and attempted murderKilling
fratricidal
adjective uk   /ˌfræt.rɪˈsaɪ.dəl/ us  
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