Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The crime of destroying one's offspring, either in the womb or after birth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The crime of destroying one's offspring, either in the womb or after birth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The crime of destroying one's offspring, either before or after birth; feticide or infanticide.

Etymologies

Latin proles offspring + caedere to kill. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Screams of, "I DON'T WANT TO WASH MY FACE!!!!" accompanied fits and a thrashing about of the upper body so vigorous that any casual bystander could easily fear it was a dramatic prolicide.

    Irish Blogs

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