aetas  infantiae  proxima  (ee-tas  in-fan-shee-ee  prok-s<<schwa>>-m<<schwa>>),  n.[Latin]

Roman law. The first part of the period of childhood between infancy (up to 7 years) and puberty

(12  to  14  years);  esp.,  for  males,  the  period  between  7  and  10  1/2  years  of  age.  Cf.  AETAS

PUBERTATI PROXIMA; PUERITIA. [Blacks Law 8th]