secundo-geniture

Secundo-geniture

Se*cun`do-gen"i*ture\, n. [L. secundus second + genitura a begetting, generation.] A right of inheritance belonging to a second son; a property or possession so inherited.

The kingdom of Naples . . . was constituted a secundo-geniture of Spain. --Bancroft.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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