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primogenitor

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noun pri·mo·gen·i·tor \ˌprī-mō-ˈje-nə-tər\

Definition of primogenitor



Examples of primogenitor in a sentence

  1. <the family held a huge reunion to mark the 200th anniviersary of their primogenitors' arrival in America>



Origin and Etymology of primogenitor

Late Latin, from Latin primus + genitor begetter, from gignere to beget — more at kin


First Known Use: 1654


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