mariticide

The murder of a husband by his wife

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • mariticide — noun the murder of a husband by his wife • Hypernyms: ↑murder, ↑slaying, ↑execution * * *  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsīd noun ( s) Etymology: mariti (from Latin maritus husband & Lati …   Useful english dictionary

  • mariticide — noun a) The act of killing ones spouse, especially the murder of a husband by his wife. b) A woman who has killed her husband …   Wiktionary

  • mariticide — killing or killer of one s husband Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mariticide — n. murder of a husband (by a wife) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mariticide — ma·rit·i·cide …   English syllables

  • Matricide — Orestes Pursued by the Furies by William Adolphe Bouguereau. Clytemnestra was murdered by Orestes and the Furies torment him for his crime …   Wikipedia

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