infanticide definition

  • noun:
    • The act of killing a child.
    • The training of killing newborn babies.
    • person who eliminates a baby.
    • The murder of an infant.
    • The murder of a child by a parent; filicide.
    • The murderer of a child: somebody who has actually dedicated infanticide.
    • The killing of a young, immature animal by an adult person of the same types.
    • The murder of a child born alive; the murder or killing of a newly created or youngster; youngster murder.
    • One who commits the crime of infanticide; one who eliminates a baby.
    • a person who kills a child.
    • The killing of a baby; particularly, the destruction of a young child, whether newly created, in the course of parturition, or nevertheless in utero; child-murder.
    • murdering a child
    • an individual who murders a child

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