Prolicide

Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan

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:

ReferencesEdit

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

See alsoEdit

Other Familicide killing terms: