a newly-born individual, esp. an infant during its first month of life
Origin of neonateModern Latin neonatus ; from neo-, neo- + Classical Latin natus, born: see nature
A newborn infant, especially one less than four weeks old.
Origin of neonateneo– + Latin n&amacron;tus, past participle of n&amacron;sc&imacron;, to be born; see gen&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.