literary a baby
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a very young child who cannot yet talk or walk. A baby who is old enough to walk is a toddler
informal a baby. This word is usually used as a joke, especially when a baby is causing problems.
informal a baby whose parents dress it in designer clothes
a human baby created by mixing the mother’s egg and the father’s sperm in a laboratory and then putting the egg inside a woman to grow
a baby that is born at the same time as two other babies to the same mother. Two babies born together are twins and four babies born together are quadruplets.
one of two children born at the same time to the same mother. Twins of the same sex who look exactly like each other are called identical twins. Twins that are not identical are called fraternal twins
a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bunBuzzWord Article
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