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postremogeniture

[po-stree-moh-jen-i-cher, -choo r]
noun Law.
  1. a system of inheritance under which the estate of a deceased person goes to his youngest son.Also called ultimogeniture.Compare primogeniture(def 2).
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Origin of postremogeniture

< Latin postrēm(us) last (superlative of posterus coming after) + -o- + geniture
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