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Catholic Word of the Day: PRIMOGENITUS, 09-01-12 ^ | 09-01-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 09/01/2012 12:47:19 PM PDT by Salvation

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The firstborn son. The policy in some societies of handing down property to the first born son in the family. Primogeniture. (Etym. Latin primus, first + Greek genesis, origin.)

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