primogenitor

noun
pri·​mo·​gen·​i·​tor | \ ˌprī-mō-ˈje-nə-tər How to pronounce primogenitor (audio) \

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

First Known Use of primogenitor

1643, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for primogenitor

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

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The first known use of primogenitor was in 1643

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“Primogenitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primogenitor. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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