post·​na·​tus | \ (ˈ)pōs(t)ˈnātəs \
plural postnati\ -​āˌtī \

Definition of postnatus

: 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 pluralof the slaves only the postnati were freed opposed to antenatus

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History and Etymology for postnatus

Medieval Latin

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“Postnatus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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