Kinslayer can refer to several things:
* Someone who kills their own blood relatives - see fratricide, sororicide, filicide, and parricide;
* It is an epithet for Kenneth II of Scotland in the Prophecy of Berchán;
* Lews Therin Telamon, a character in Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" novels who killed his entire family;
* Fëanor, a major character in J.R.R. Tolkien's "Silmarillion".
* The Kinslayer Wars are an event in the Dragonlance series of novels, leading to the division between the Silvanesti and the Qualinesti elves;
* "The Kinslayer", a song by symphonic metal band Nightwish;

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