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English definition of “fratricide”


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