Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In the mother’s womb.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    L. Fr. In a mother's womb. A term descriptive of an unborn child. For some purposes the law regards an ihfant en ventre as in being. It may take a legacy; have a guardian; an estate may be limited to its use, etc. 1 BL Comm. 130.