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geniture

[jen-i-cher, -choo r]
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noun
  1. birth; generation.
  2. Astrology. nativity.
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Origin of geniture

1540–50; (Middle French) < Latin genitūra. See genital, -ure
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Related Words

birth, bearing, travail, accouchement, childbearing, lying-in, confinement, birthing, labor, parturition, geniture

Examples from the Web for geniture

Historical Examples

  • And the very stress laid upon this mode of geniture, implies not only the possibility of a different sort, but its frequency also!

    The Round Towers of Ireland

    Henry O'Brien

  • The author speaks the language of astrology, in which geniture signifies nativity.

  • Moreover it eliquateth the pinguie substance of the kidneys, and absumeth the geniture.