- those children of Bethlehem slaughtered by King Herod: Matt. 2:16
Other Word Forms of Innocent
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Innocent
- the (Holy) Innocents
Origin of Innocent
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French inocent, from Latin innocens (“harmless, inoffensive”), from in- (“not”) + nocēns, present participle of noceō (“to hurt”).
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