familicide etymology

English word familicide comes from English -cide (Killer. Killing.), English family

Detailed word origin of familicide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cide English (eng) Killer. Killing.
family English (eng) (countable) A (close-knit) group of people related by blood, friendship, marriage, law, or custom, especially if they live or work together.. (countable) A group of people who are closely related to one another (by blood, marriage or adoption); kin; for example, a set of parents and their children; an immediate family.. (countable) An extended family; a group of people who are related to one [...]
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.

Words with the same origin as familicide

Descendants of -cide
amicicide computercide culturecide deicidal febricide felicide feticide fungicide gendercide geocide gonocide herbicide infanticide insecticide larvicidal licecide lupicide mosquitocide nematicide neonaticide parenticide spermicide vaccicide vermicidal vulpicide
Descendants of family
fambly familicidal familied familist fampool framily