Gentilitious
Gentilitial Gen`ti*li"tial, Gentilitious Gen`ti*li"tious, a. [L. gentilitius. See {Gentile}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 1. Peculiar to a people; national. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. Hereditary; entailed on a family. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gentilitial — Gen ti*li tial, Gentilitious Gen ti*li tious, a. [L. gentilitius. See {Gentile}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 1. Peculiar to a people; national. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. Hereditary; entailed on a family. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gentilitial —   a. pertaining to nation or family; of high birth.    ♦ gentilitious, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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