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infanticide (s) (noun), infanticides (pl)
1. One who kills an infant.
2. The killing of infants; especially, the custom of killing new-born infants, which prevailed in primitive societies, and was common in the ancient world.
3. The crime of murdering an infant after its birth, perpetrated by or with the consent of its parents; especially, the mother.
4. The practice of killing newborn babies.
This entry is located in the following units: -cide, -cides, -cidal (page 6) fa-, fam-, fan-, fant-, fat-, -fess; fab-, fabul- (page 4)