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geniture

[ jen-i-cher, -choo r ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər /
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noun

birth; generation.
Astrology. nativity.

RELATED WORDS

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

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Origin of geniture

1540–50; (Middle French) < Latin genitūra. See genital, -ure
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for geniture

  • 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.