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Meaning of INFANTICIDE

Pronunciation:  in'fanti`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  murdering an infant
  2. [n]  a person who murders an infant
 

INFANTICIDE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: execution, homicide, liquidator, manslayer, murder, murderer, slaying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*fan"ti*cide\, n. [L. infanticidium child murder;
    infans, -antis, child + caedere to kill: cf. F. infanticide.
    See {Infant}, and {Homicide}.]
    The murder of an infant born alive; the murder or killing of
    a newly born or young child; child murder.
    
    
  2. \In*fan"ti*cide\, n. [L. infanticida: cf. F.
    infanticide.]
    One who commits the crime of infanticide; one who kills an
    infant.
    
    
 

 

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