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birthright (n.)

also birth-right, 1530s, from birth (n.) + right (n.). Used as an adjective from 1650s, especially by Quakers.

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Definitions of birthright from WordNet

birthright (n.)
a right or privilege that you are entitled to at birth;
free public education is the birthright of every American child
birthright (n.)
an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture);
Synonyms: patrimony
birthright (n.)
personal characteristics that are inherited at birth;
From wordnet.princeton.edu