Definition of prolicide in US English:

prolicide

noun

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  • The killing of children; especially the killing of one's own offspring (sometimes specifically either before or soon after birth).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal. From classical Latin prōlēs proles + -cide.

Pronunciation

prolicide

/ˈprəʊlɪsʌɪd/