- n. The murder of an entire family by a family member.
- n. The murder of an entire family by a family member, followed by suicide.
- n. The person who perpetrates a familicide.
- familias or family + -cide (Wiktionary)
“Every day, another 'familicide', as they're calling them.”
“A separate group of researchers is currently compiling the results of a 10-year study on familicide that has unsettling implications.”
“You know, there ` s even a name for it now, familicide (ph), that ` s when a spouse and children are killed or a group of close relatives are wiped out all at once just as happened in this case.”
“Proprietariness tidily explains the relatively high representation of women among filicide-suicides as compared to familicide-suicides and spousal homicide-suicides; women would be expected to feel proprietary toward their children, but much less so toward their husbands.”
“Proprietariness is the explanation that Daly & Wilson  propose to explain the enormous overrepresentation of men as perpetrators of spousal homicide-suicide and familicide-suicide as compared to women.”
“MICHAEL WELNER, MD. FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIST: It's called familicide.”
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