infanticide

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From infant +‎ -cide.

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infanticide (plural infanticides)

  1. The murder of an infant.
  2. The murder of a child by a parent; filicide.
  3. The murderer of a child: a person who has committed infanticide.
  4. (zoology) The killing of a young, immature animal by a mature adult of the same species.

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infanticide f

  1. plural form of infanticida

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