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begotten

[bih-got-n] /bɪˈgɒt n/
verb
1.
a past participle of beget.
Related forms
self-begotten, adjective
well-begotten, adjective
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  • Is he outside that causal plexus, self-begotten, self-existent?

    God and Mr. Wells William Archer
  • Then four other gods were generated, all sexless and self-begotten.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • The evil done by self, self-born and self-begotten,Crushes the senseless fool, as a bolt the jar of stone.162.

    The Buddha's Path of Virtue Frank Lee Woodward
  • The inscriptions say of the great Bennu that "it was self-begotten," that "it caused the divisions of time to arise."

British Dictionary definitions for self-begotten

begotten

/bɪˈɡɒtən/
verb
1.
a past participle of beget
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Word Origin and History for self-begotten

begotten

adj.

late 14c., past participle adjective from beget.

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