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.


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In*fan"ti*cide, n. [L. infanticida: cf. F. infanticide.]

One who commits the crime of infanticide; one who kills an infant.


© Webster 1913.

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