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in·fan·ta

 (ĭn-făn′tə, -fän′-)
n.
A daughter of a Spanish or Portuguese king.

[Spanish and Portuguese, feminine of infante, infante; see infante.]

infanta

(ɪnˈfæntə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a daughter of a king of Spain or (formerly) Portugal
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) the wife of an infante
[C17: from Spanish or Portuguese, feminine of infante]

in•fan•ta

(ɪnˈfæn tə)

n., pl. -tas.
1. a daughter of the king of Spain or of Portugal.
2. an infante's wife.
[1595–1605; < Sp or Portuguese]
Translations

infanta

[ɪnˈfæntə] Ninfanta f

infanta

nInfantin f
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CRISTINA and Elena are Infantas, not Princesses, of Spain.
Shared between King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe and Infantas Elena and Cristina.
In Self-Portrait as Infantas Holding Court Heffernan is shown in the guise of a nude child (though with the same curiously adult head with which Velazquez often provided his Infantas, as if their worldly station made childhood not credible) standing in the foreground of a landscape holding a baby.