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I.of or belonging to one's birth, Lat. natalis, γ. δόσις a birthday gift, Aesch.; γενέθλιος (with or without ἡμέρα) one's birth-day, Inscr.; so τὰ γενέθλια a birthday feast, birthday offerings, Eur.
II.of one's race or family, esp. of tutelary gods (dii gentiles), Ζεὺς γ. Pind.; γ. θεοί Aesch.:— γενέθλιον αἷμα kindred blood, Eur.; γ. ἀραί a parent's curse, Aesch. birth, γεν. πόρος thy natal stream, id=Aesch.; βλάσται γεν. Soph.

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