英 [ˌpraɪməʊ'dʒenɪtʃə(r)] 美 [ˌpraɪmoʊ'dʒenɪtʃər]
- n. 长子之身分；长子继承权
right of inheritance belongs exclusively to the eldest son
- Kingship in Ireland was based on election, not primogeniture.
- He inherited his father by right of his primogeniture.
Primogeniture..supplanted the..custom of equal partition of lands.出自： E. A. Freeman