Definition of Infant. Meaning of Infant. Synonyms of Infant
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Definition of Infant
InfantInfant In"fant, n. [L. infans; pref. in- not + fari to speak:
cf. F. enfant, whence OE. enfaunt. See Fame, and cf.
1. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his
birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of
And tender cries of infants pierce the ear. --C.
2. (Law) A person who is not of full age, or who has not
attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age
of twenty-one years; a minor.
Note: An infant under seven years of age is not penally
responsible; between seven and fourteen years of age,
he may be convicted of a malicious offense if malice be
proved. He becomes of age on the day preceding his
twenty-first birthday, previous to which time an infant
has no capacity to contract.
3. Same as Infante. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Infant In"fant, a.
1. Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life;
tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
2. Intended for young children; as, an infant school.
Infant In"fant, v. t. [Cf. F. enfanter.]
To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in
This worthy motto, ``No bishop, no king,' is . . .
infanted out of the same fears. --Milton.
Meaning of Infant from wikipedia
- An infant
(from the Latin
word infans, meaning
"unable to speak" or "speechless") is the more formal
or specialised synonym
for "baby", the very young...
- Infant mortality
is the death
of young children under
the age of 1. This death
toll is measured
by the infant mortality
rate (IMR), which
is the number...
- Infant baptism
is the practice
of baptising infants
children. In theological
discussions, the practice
is sometimes referred
to as paedobaptism...
- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
(SIDS), also known
as cot death
or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death
of a child
of less than one year of age. Diagnosis...
formula, baby formula
or just formula
(American English) or baby milk, infant
milk or first
milk (British English), is a manufactured
are human children
at the youngest stage
of life. Infant
may also refer
to: Cleveland Infants
, a one-year baseball
- Infant Annihilator
are an English deathcore
in Hull, East Riding
of Yorkshire. They were formed
in 2012 by drummer Aaron Kitcher
- An infant school
is a term used primarily
and Wales. This for the education
of children between
the ages of four and seven
years. It is usually...
- temperatures. Foodborne botulism happens
when food containing
is eaten. Infant botulism happens
when the bacteria develops
in the intestines
- An infant
bed (commonly called
a cot in British
English, and, in American
English, a crib or cradle, or far less commonly, stock) is a small
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