geniture


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gen·i·ture

 (jĕn′ĭ-chər)
n.
Birth; nativity.

[Latin genitūra, reproduction, from genitus, past participle of gignere, to beget; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

geniture

(ˈdʒɛnɪtʃə)
n
birth or nativity

gen•i•ture

(ˈdʒɛn ɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

n.
birth or nativity.
[1540–50; (< Middle French) < Latin genitūra. See genital, -ure]

geniture

Obsolete, birth; the process of generation.
See also: Birth
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vous avez felons ensanglante Le sein qui vous nourrit, et qui vous a porte: Or vivez de venin, sanglante geniture, Je n'ay plus que du sang pour vostre nourriture.
The authors find this is attributable to: different levels of product market competition, associated with better management; and family firms passing management control down to the eldest sons (primo geniture), associated with worse management.