Ultroneous Ul*tro"ne*ous, a. [L. ultroneus, from ultro to the further side, on his part, of one's own accord. See {Ultra-}.] Spontaneous; voluntary. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. -- {Ul*tro"ne*ous*ly}, adv. [Obs.] -- {Ul*tro"ne*ous*ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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