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īnfāns fantis, adj. with comp. and sup.

2 in + for, that cannot speak, without speech, mute, speechless: statuae, H.: filium, cum infans esset, locutum.—Poor of speech, not eloquent: homines: pudor, i. e. embarrassment, H.: nihil accusatore infantius: ne infantissimus existimarer, incapable of speaking.—Not able to speak, young, little, infant pueri: pupilla: puella, H.: ova, fresh, O.— As subst m. and f a little child, infant, babe: natura movet infantem: infantibus parcere, Cs.: rusticus, Iu.: infantumque animae flentes, V.: formosissimus, O.: in utero matris, L.Of an infant, infantine: Pectora, O.: os, O.: umbrae, of departed infants, O.Childish, silly: illa omnia fuere infantia.

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