Meaning of infanticide

in•fan•ti•cide

Pronunciation: (in-fan'tu-sīd"), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of killing an infant.
  2. the practice of killing newborn infants.
  3. a person who kills an infant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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