from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Referring to a second son; referring to a person born after a particular event. See the noun.
- n. In law: The second son.
- n. One born after a particular event: as, one born in the United States after the Declaration of Independence (1776) is a postnatus; a postnatus in Scotland is one born in that country after the accession (1603) of James VI. to the English throne as James I. Compare antenati.
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