infante

[ in-fan-tey ]
/ ɪnˈfæn teɪ /
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noun

any son of the king of Spain or of Portugal who is not heir to the throne.

Nearby words

  1. infant apnea,
  2. infant mortality rate,
  3. infant prodigy,
  4. infant school,
  5. infanta,
  6. infanticide,
  7. infantile,
  8. infantile acropustulosis,
  9. infantile autism,
  10. infantile cortical hyperostosis

Origin of infante

1545–55; < Spanish or Portuguese; see infant

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British Dictionary definitions for infante

infante

/ (ɪnˈfæntɪ) /

noun

(formerly) a son of a king of Spain or Portugal, esp one not heir to the throne

Word Origin for infante

C16: from Spanish or Portuguese, literally: infant

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