sine prole [sahy-nee proh-lee, sin-ey] WORD ORIGIN adverb Law. without offspring or progeny: to die sine prole.
Origin of sine prole From Latin Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for sine prole sine prole adjective, adverb law without issue (esp in the phrase demisit sine prole (died without issue)) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for sine prole
legalistic Latin, “without issue,” from sine “without” (see) + prole, ablative of proles “offspring” (see ).
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