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A Latin term for will and trusts that means to be born after another. This term is used to describe descent or relationships through the male line of succession. The relation by blood which exists between such males as are descended from the same father; in distinction from cognation or consanguinity, which includes the descendants from females. This term is principally used in the civil law.


 - (Civil Law) Consanguinity by a line of males only, as distinguished from cognation.

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