Types of Killing

"Homicide" is the act of killing of a person. Can you guess these other types of killings?
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Killing of self
Suicide
Killing of a fetus in the uterus
Feticide/Foeticide/Aborticide
Killing of a brother (Also in military context death by friendly fire.)
Fraticide
Killing of a child within the first year of its life
Infanticide
Killing of one's spouse, especially the murder of a husband by his wife
Mariticide
Killing of one's mother
Matricide
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Killing of one's mother or father or other close relative
Parricide/Parenticide
Killing of one's father
Patricide
Killing of one's sister
Sororicide
Killing of one's wife
Uxoricide
Systematic extermination of an entire national, racial, religious, or ethnic group
Genocide
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Level 19
Dec 21, 2012
How come I never heard of those terms? All I heard of was Suicide!
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Level 39
Aug 19, 2016
You should have heard of Genocide before