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neonate

[nee-uh-neyt]
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noun
  1. a newborn child, or one in its first 28 days.
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Origin of neonate

1930–35; neo- + -nate < Latin nātus born; see native
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Related Words for neonate

infant, bairn, suckling, tot, youngster, toddler, nursling, babe, nipper, bambino, bundle, child, dividend, kid, newborn, button, deduction, chick, cherub, write-off

British Dictionary definitions for neonate

neonate

noun
  1. a newborn child, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old
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Word Origin and History for neonate

n.

"recently born infant," 1905, coined from neo- + Latin natus "born," past participle of nasci "be born" (Old Latin gnasci; see genus).

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neonate in Medicine

neonate

(nēə-nāt′)
n.
  1. A neonatal infant.
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