One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Chiefly in plural A person born after a particular event; specifically in Scotland, one born after the uniting of the Scottish and English crowns (1603). Now historical.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Chamberlain (1553–1628), letter writer. From post-classical Latin postnatus younger son, person born after the uniting of the Scottish and English crowns, use as noun of postnatus postnate.
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