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begotten

verb
variants: or begot
past participle of beget

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2 to become the father of
  • the racehorse begot several Kentucky Derby winners

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The first known use of begotten was in the 14th century

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“Begotten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/begotten. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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