a posthumous award for bravery. 2. published after the death of the author: a
posthumous novel. 3. born after the death of the father.
... death; the one born after the father's death obviously being the last. An Old
English word for this was æfterboren, literally "after-born." Related:
Appearing or existing after the death or cessation of that to which its
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Occurring or continuing after one's death: a