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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Morganatic(0.00873 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Morganatic.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble
birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the
understanding that the rank of the inferior remains
unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or
property of the superior [syn: left-handed]
English → English (gcide)
Morganatic \Mor`ga*nat"ic\, a. [LL. matrimonium ad morganaticam,
fr. morganatica a morning gift, a kind of dowry paid on the
morning before or after the marriage, fr. OHG. morgan
morning, in morgangeba morning gift, G. morgengabe. See
Pertaining to, in the manner of, or designating, a kind of
marriage, called also left-handed marriage, between a man
of superior rank and a woman of inferior, in which it is
stipulated that neither the latter nor her children shall
enjoy the rank or inherit the possessions of her husband.
--Brande & C. -- Mor`ga*nat"ic*al*ly, adv.