familicidal etymology

English word familicidal comes from English -al, English familicide

Detailed word origin of familicidal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
familicide English (eng) The murder of an entire family by a family member, followed by suicide.. The murder of an entire family by a family member.. The person who perpetrates a familicide.
familicidal English (eng) Of or pertaining to familicide.

Words with the same origin as familicidal

Descendants of -al
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