baseborn

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baseborn (not comparable)

  1. bastard, illegitimate
  2. Of lowly birth.
    • 2001, Bernard Lewis, Islam in history: ideas, people, and events in the Middle East (page 248)
      Non-Arabs, of whatever racial origin, were of course baseborn, but so too were many Arabs who, for one reason or another, were not full and free members of a tribe.