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[kog-ney-shuh n] /kɒgˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
cognate relationship.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English cognacioun (< Anglo-French, Old French) < Latin cognātiōn- (stem of cognātiō) kinship, equivalent to cognāt(us) cognate + -iōn- -ion
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