Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 2).
el unigénito, la unigénita
masculine or feminine noun
1. (literary) (son or daughter) 
a. only-begotten child (literary) 
El rey legó las tierras de la corona a Benedict, su unigénito.The king bequeathed the royal lands to Benedict, his only-begotten child.
b. only-begotten son (literary) (masculine) 
"Es mi unigénito," dijo pomposamente el duque de Mornay señalando al muchacho."He's my only-begotten son," the duke of Mornay said pompously pointing at the boy.
c. only-begotten daughter (literary) (feminine) 
La unigénita de la anciana pareja estaba prometida con un hombre de una aldea vecina.The only-begotten daughter of the old couple was betrothed to a man from a neighboring village.
masculine noun
2. (literary) (religious) 
La Virgen María concibió al Unigénito.The Virgin Mary conceived the Son of God.
Jesucristo fue el Unigénito.Jesus Christ was the only-begotten Son of the Father.
3. (literary) (used to refer to a son or daughter) 
a. only-begotten (literary) 
La hija unigénita del rey heredaría un imperio de colosales proporciones.The only-begotten daughter of the king would inherit an empire of colossal proportions.
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