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infanticide


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infanticide  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infanticide  \In*fan"ti*cide\,  n.  [L.  infanticida:  cf  F. 
  infanticide.] 
  One  who  commits  the  crime  of  infanticide;  one  who  kills  an 
  infant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infanticide 
  n  1:  a  person  who  murders  an  infant 
  2:  murdering  an  infant 




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