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Noun: birthright  'burth,rIt
  1. A right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth
    "free public education is the birthright of every American child"
     
  2. An inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
    - patrimony
     
  3. Personal characteristics that are inherited at birth

Derived forms: birthrights

Type of: heritage, inheritance

Encyclopedia: Birthright, Texas