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    Dear , Mr .RonBee

    Hearfelt regards ,
    It pleases me to convey my Jasmine-scented rememberances to you in hope that you be in joyful whiles( what a long sentence , :) ) and pure mood. Mr.RonBee , I have evolved the following mind-scattering terms :

    Killing newborn girls is :

    1-Newbornettecide
    2-Newborn femalcide
    3-Genoettecide
    4-Sucklingettecide
    For being English native speaker , could you, Mr.RonBee rebuild up these term for me?

    Thank you in advance
    Ayed ,
    :)

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    #2
    The term you are looking for is infanticide, and it applies to both males and females. There are several words that use the -cide suffix. Examples:

    • homocide = killing a human being
      suicide = killing one's self
      fratricide = killing one's brother
      genocide = killing a race, or species


    Those are, I am fairly certain, the most commonly used of those terms.

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    #3
    thank you RonBee .
    I need a specific term that tallies with "Killing infant girls"

    infantcide
    female infantcide
    feminifantcide
    Thank you very much.

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    #4
    I think female infantcide is the most appropriate term. Ordinarily, infanticide is, I think, as close as you will get.


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    #5
    Puellacide?

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    #6
    More.

    matricide = killing of one's mother
    patricide = killing of one's father
    feticide = killing of a fetus

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