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The killing of one's brother (or sister).
A person who commits this crime.
: H A L Fisher: A History of Europe: Edward Arnold Publishers P.376.
:"The conversion of Russia to Christianity was effected, it would seem by a monster of cruelty and lust. That Vladimir (980 - 1015) was a , who maintained 3,500 concubines, has not prevented his canonization as a saint."
military, by extension
) The killing of a comrade in arms or one who commits this act (intentionally or unintentionally).
, Richard M. Swain,
Lucky War: Third Army in Desert Storm
, DIANE Publishing, p. 180
:"From January on, Third Army also spent a good deal of energy trying to solve the problem of , the killing or injuring of one's own forces by what is ironically called 'friendly fire,'..."
: brother +
: to kill.
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