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

Word History

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-born was in 1587

Dictionary Entries Near self-born

Cite this Entry

“Self-born.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-born. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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