One born after the death of its father; or, when the Cawa- reuu operation is performed, after that of the mother. Posthumus pro uato habetur. A posthumous child is considered us though boru, [at tlie parent's death.] Hall v. Hancock, 13 Pick. (.Muss.) 258, 20 Am. Dec. 598.
One born after the death of its father, or taken from the dead body of its mother, as by the Caesarean section.