agnate

[ag-neyt]
noun
1.
a relative whose connection is traceable exclusively through males.
2.
any male relation on the father's side.
adjective
3.
related or akin through males or on the father's side.
4.
allied or akin.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin agnātus paternal kinsman, variant of ad(g)nātus born to (past participle of adgnāscī), equivalent to ad- ad- + -gnā be born + -tus past participle suffix

agnatic [ag-nat-ik] , agnatical, adjective
agnatically, adverb
agnation [ag-ney-shuhn] , noun
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agnate (ˈæɡneɪt)
 
adj
1.  related by descent from a common male ancestor
2.  related in any way; cognate
 
n
3.  a male or female descendant by male links from a common male ancestor
 
[C16: from Latin agnātus born in addition, added by birth, from agnāsci, from ad- in addition + gnāsci to be born]
 
agnatic
 
adj
 
ag'nation
 
n

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Agnatic descent from frederick iii ended when frederick vii died.
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