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ultimogeniture

noun ul·ti·mo·gen·i·ture \ˌəl-tə-mō-ˈje-nə-ˌchr, -ni-chər, -nə-ˌtyr, -nə-ˌtr\

Definition of ULTIMOGENITURE

:  a system of inheritance by which the youngest child succeeds to the estate

Origin of ULTIMOGENITURE

Latin ultimus last + English primogeniture
First Known Use: 1882

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