[ sahy-nee proh-lee, sin-ey ]
/ ˈsaɪ ni ˈproʊ li, ˈsɪn eɪ /
without offspring or progeny: to die sine prole.
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British Dictionary definitions for sine prole
/ Latin (ˈsaɪnɪ ˈprəʊlɪ) /
law without issue (esp in the phrase demisit sine prole (died without issue))
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