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1newborn

adjective new·born \-ˌbrn\

: recently born

Full Definition of NEWBORN

1
:  recently born
2
:  born anew

Examples of NEWBORN

  1. <felt like a newborn activist after that pep rally>

First Known Use of NEWBORN

14th century

2newborn

noun

: a person or animal that has recently been born : a newborn person or animal

plural newborn or newborns

Full Definition of NEWBORN

:  a newborn individual

Examples of NEWBORN

  1. a mother goat and all of her newborn
  2. <intentionally bought clothes that were too big for her newborn but which undoubtedly would fit him in a few months>

First Known Use of NEWBORN

1879
NEWBORNS Defined for Kids

newborn

adjective new·born \ˈnü-ˈbrn, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NEWBORN for Kids

1
:  recently born <a newborn calf>
2
:  made new or strong again <Always when he hunted sure, his senses seemed newborn. — Virginia Hamilton, M. C. Higgins>

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