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Prolicide is the act of killing one's own offspring.[1] The word prolicide is derived from the Latin word proles (offspring) and the suffix -cide, meaning to kill.[2]

It may refer to:


  1. ^ "Define prolicide at".
  2. ^ "prolicide | Origin and meaning of prolicide by Online Etymology Dictionary". Retrieved 2019-02-26.

See also[edit]

Other Familicide killing terms: