-born

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Suffix[edit]

-born

  1. (usually hyphenated, preceded by a noun or adjective) Born in or native to the place indicated.
    I am Scottish-born.
    I am Texas-born.
  2. (sometimes hyphenated, usually preceded by an adjective) With respect to birth order or social rank.
    She is my firstborn child.
    He was a low-born rascal.