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Definition of the adjective adulterine
What does adulterine mean as an attribute of a noun?
- conceived in adultery
- similar: illegitimate
Alternative definition of the adjective adulterine
- Spurious; due to adulteration.
- Born of adultery.
- Pertaining to adultery.
- Illegal; unlicensed.
Definition of the noun adulterine
What does adulterine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adulterines
- [rare] One born of an adulterous union.
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ADULTERINE, in the Civil Law, is particularly applied to a child issued from an adulterous amour or commerce. Adulterine children are more odious than the illegitimate offspring of single persons.—The Roman law even refuses them the title ...
by William Dwight Whitney
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by Bryan A. Garner
See adulterine bastard. adulterer; adulter; adulteress; adultera; adulterator. Adulterer is the usual form meaning "one who commits adultery." Adulter is an obsolete variant of adulterer that also had the meaning of adulterator ( = counterfeiter).
A Law Dictionary (1892)
Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier
ADULTERINE. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Those are not deemed adulterine who arc begotten of a woman openly married through ignorance of a former wife being alive. Adulterine children are regarded more unfavorably than the ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Adulterine children are more odious than the illegitimate offspring of single persons. - —The Roman law even refused them the title of natural children: as if nature disowned them.— Adulterine children are not easily dispensed with for ...
by Arthur English
Adulterine. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Illegal; unauthorized; adulterated . Adulterine castle. A castle erected by a feudal lord without authority from the king. Adulterine gild. One organized without a charter. Adulterinus. Adulterous.
by Albert G. Mackey
ADULTERINE GILDS In the AngloSaxon period of English history the majority of gilds ("frith gilds," "crich ten gilds") were religious, military, or social fraternities. In the Twelfth Century a number of "secular gilds" began to arise, and it was these ...
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union: With References to the Civil and other Systems of Foreign Law (1868)
By John Bouvier. I by John Bouvier
ADULTERINE ADVANCES Adulterations of food, when wilful, are punishable by the laws of most countries. In Paris, malpractices connected with such adulteration are investigated by the Gonseil de Salubrity, and punished. In Great Britain ...
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Video shows what adulterine means. Spurious; due to adulteration.. Born of adultery.. Pertaining to adultery.. Adulterine Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
Quotes about adulterine
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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1T1E1R1I1N1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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