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1. (Law) a principle of inheritance whereby the youngest son succeeds to the estate of his ancestor. Compare primogeniture
2. (Law) another name for borough-English
[C19: ultimo- from Latin ultimus last + Late Latin genitura a birth]
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postremogeniture.See also: Children, Law
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