firstborn

[ furst-bawrn ]
/ ˈfɜrstˈbɔrn /

adjective

first in the order of birth; eldest.

noun

a firstborn child.
a first result or product.

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Origin of firstborn

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at first, born
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