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infante

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noun in·fan·te \in-ˈfan-tē, -ˈfän-(ˌ)tā\

Definition of infante

  1. :  a younger son of a Spanish or Portuguese monarch



Origin of infante

Spanish & Portuguese, literally, infant, from Latin infant-, infans


First Known Use: 1555

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