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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 a formal
or specialised synonym
for the common
term baby, meaning...
formula, baby formula
or just formula
(American English) or baby milk, infant
milk, or first
milk (British English), is a manufactured...
- Infant baptism
is the practice
of baptising infants
children. Infant baptism
can be contrasted
with what is called
"believer's baptism" (or credobaptism...
- 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 probability...
- Sudden infant death syndrome
(SIDS) is the sudden unexplained death
of a child
of less than one year of age. Diagnosis requires
that the death remain
- An infant school
is a term used primarily
and Wales, for the education
of children between
the ages of four and seven
years. It is usually
- Infant nutrition
is the description
of the dietary needs
. A diet lacking essential
calories, minerals, vitamins, or fluids
- Infant crying
is the crying
as a response
to an internal
cry as a form of basic instinctive
are human children
at the youngest stage
of life. Infant
may also refer
to: Cleveland Infants
, a one-year baseball
You On" by Bodyrox featuring Luciana
"Inside of You" by Infant Sorrow
(which was originally featured
in Forgetting Sarah
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