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newborn (adj.)

also new-born, "just born or very lately born," c. 1300, from new + born. As a noun, "a newborn child," from 1879.

updated on August 06, 2019

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Definitions of newborn from WordNet
1
newborn (adj.)
having just or recently arisen or come into existence;
with newborn fears
Synonyms: new-sprung
newborn (adj.)
recently born;
a newborn infant
2
newborn (n.)
a baby from birth to four weeks;
Synonyms: neonate
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.