Definitions of "primogeniture"
  1. It refers to the condition where an individual is the eldest offspring in their family
  2. It denotes an exclusive privilege to inherit that exists based on birth order
How to use "primogeniture" in a sentence
  1. Understanding the rule of primogeniture can help one understand certain historical conflicts over inheritance.
  2. The practice of primogeniture was common in many European cultures, where the eldest son would inherit all of the parents' property.
  3. In contrast to the modern system of inheritance, many societies in the past followed the rule of primogeniture, where only the firstborn had the right to inherit.

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