New word of the day : Fratricide

in wordoftheday •  last year

the killing of one's brother or sister.
"Cain justifies his fratricide with lethal logic"
a person who kills their brother or sister.
plural noun: fratricides
the accidental killing of one's own forces in war.
"the Vietnam War saw fratricide increase because of the close-in jungle fighting"

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Interesting, learned a new word today. Thanks!