primogenial

adjective
pri·​mo·​genial | \ ¦prī(ˌ)mō, -mə+ \

Definition of primogenial

1 or less commonly primigenial \ ¦prīmə+ \ : first formed or generated : original, primitive

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History and Etymology for primogenial

modification (influenced by Late Latin primogenitalis primogenital) of Latin primigenius primogenial (from primus first + -genius —from gignere to beget—) + English -al

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“Primogenial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primogenial. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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