blue baby

noun

Definition of blue baby 

: an infant with cyanosis usually from a congenital heart defect in which venous and arterial blood are mingled

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Just recently, a senior executive at EWC who has a baby girl went online to look for a baby bottle, and there is a blue baby bottle and pink baby bottle, and two different prices for the exact same thing. Leah Bourne, Glamour, "The Pink Tax Revolution Is Here, and It’s Being Led By Women," 7 May 2018 But the company has also taken aggressive steps to guard against revenue loss and protect its little blue baby. Sy Mukherjee, Fortune, "Viagra Just Turned 20. Here's How Much Money the ED Drug Makes," 27 Mar. 2018

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1858, in the meaning defined above

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blue baby

noun

English Language Learners Definition of blue baby

: a baby that has bluish skin usually because its heart is not working correctly

blue baby

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Medical Definition of blue baby 

: an infant with a bluish tint usually from a congenital heart defect marked by mingling of venous and arterial blood

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