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Origin of morganatic
OTHER WORDS FROM morganaticmor·ga·nat·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby morganatic
Example sentences from the Web for morganatic
This marriage was morganatic, that is, the lady does not take the name, rank and title of her husband.Face to Face with Kaiserism|James W. Gerard
In Germany “left-handed” or “morganatic” marriages were allowed by the Salic law between nobles and women of lower rank.
Nothing but a morganatic marriage would be possible, and this would deprive his children of the throne.Long Live the King|Mary Roberts Rinehart
This being the case, with Helen Mowbray as his morganatic wife, there could be no direct heir to the throne.The Princess Virginia|C. N. Williamson
In that case, you think she would have been overjoyed with an offer to become the morganatic wife of the Emperor?The Adventure of Princess Sylvia|Mrs. C. N. Williamson