aftercomer

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, equivalent to after- +‎ comer. Cognate with Scots eftercumar (successor).

NounEdit

aftercomer (plural aftercomers)

  1. One coming after; a successor.
  2. (in the plural) Posterity.

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 12:15