Preemie meaning

prē'mē
A prematurely born infant.
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A prematurely born infant, esp. one weighing less than 2.5 kg (c. 5.5 lb)
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A prematurely born infant.
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(informal) A baby that has been born prematurely.
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Origin of preemie

  • Shortening and alteration of premature
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary