child (

     n 1: a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty);
          "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids";
          "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters" [syn: kid,
           youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry,
          tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling]
     2: a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had
        three children"; "they were able to send their kids to
        college" [syn: kid] [ant: parent]
     3: an immature childish person; "he remained a child in
        practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a
        baby!" [syn: baby]
     4: a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel"