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Definition of "infante" [‖In•fan•te]

  • A son of a Spanish or Portuguese king other than the heir to the throne. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "infante" in a sentence
  • "Mr. Hargrove opened with a light, rhythmic treatment of "The Lamp Is Low" one of several band works that he's also played with his quintet, which turned Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante défunte" into an easy breeze, and thus made classical music and modern jazz accessible at the same time."
  • "I doubt this exchange ever occured between the great artist and adviser/ambassador Rubens and the Cardinal-infante:"
  • "I made a little progress on Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante défunte", but didn't finish it and discovered that Ravel appears to have had quite large hands."