Definition of Primogenitors

1. Noun. (plural of primogenitor) ¹



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Definition of Primogenitors

1. primogenitor [n] - See also: primogenitor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primogenitors

primity
primly
primmed
primmer
primmers
primmest
primming
primness
primnesses
primo
primocane
primocanes
primogenial
primogenitive
primogenitor
primogenitors (current term)
primogeniture
primogenitures
primogenitureship
primordia
primordial
primordial dwarf
primordial sea
primordial soup
primordialism
primordialisms
primordiality
primordially
primordian
primordians

Literary usage of Primogenitors

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1. The Original and Present State of Man, Briefly Considered: Wherein is Shewn by Joseph Phipps (1844)
"IT appears from Holy Writ, that, previous to our own actual offences, we are all naturally affected by the transgression of our primogenitors. ..."

2. The Deity by William Cooke (1877)
"... and while the law of generation carries us down to the first individuals as the primogenitors of each species, the present argument from geology shows ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"That our primogenitors passed their days among trees is one of the few points on which Moses and Darwin agree ; whether four banders or frugivorous ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"It is merely an additional factor in the multitude of unnatural habits that make up the misery of our modern modes of life. That our primogenitors passed ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Adam and Eve, the primogenitors of sin, which the Savior expiated for them as well as others, kneel beside the cross; though usually Adam alone is seen, ..."

6. The Native Races of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, T. Arundel Harcourt, Albert Goldschmidt, Walter Mulrea Fisher, William Nemos (1874)
"The breezes that wafted hither America's primogenitors are still blowing, and the ocean currents by which they came cease not yet to How. ..."

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