noun post·na·tus \(ˈ)pōs(t)ˈnātəs\

Definition of postnatus



  1. :  a person born after an event especially with reference to the existence of political rights (as a person born in one of the 13 American colonies after the Declaration of Independence) —usually used in plural of the slaves only the postnati were freed —opposed to antenatus

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Origin and Etymology of postnatus

Medieval Latin

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capable of being understood in two ways

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