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Definition of Illegitimate

Illegitimate
Illegitimate Il`le*git"i*mate, a. 1. Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper. 2. Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child. 3. Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference. 4. Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word. Illegitimate fertilization, or Illegitimate union (Bot.), the fertilization of pistils by stamens not of their own length, in heterogonously dimorphic and trimorphic flowers. --Darwin.
Illegitimate
Illegitimate Il`le*git"i*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Illegitimated; p. pr. & vb. n. Illegitimating.] To render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize. The marriage should only be dissolved for the future, without illegitimating the issue. --Bp. Burnet.

Meaning of Illegitimate from wikipedia

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