profectitious

adjective
pro·​fec·​ti·​tious | \ ¦prōˌfek¦tishəs \

Definition of profectitious

Roman law
: derived used of property derived from an ancestor or ascendant

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History and Etymology for profectitious

Late Latin profecticius, profectitius, from profectus (past participle of proficisci to set out, come forth, proceed (from), from pro- forward + -ficisci (from passive of facere to do, make) + -icius, -itius -itious

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“Profectitious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/profectitious. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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