self-born

adjective
\ ˌself-ˈbȯrn How to pronounce self-born (audio) \

Definition of self-born

1 : arising within the self self-born sorrows
2 : springing from a prior self phoenix rising self-born from the fire

First Known Use of self-born

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Self-born.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-born. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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