consanguine

consanguineous

[kon-sang-gwin-ee-uhs]
adjective
having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood.
Also, consanguine [kon-sang-gwin] , consanguineal.


Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin consanguineus, equivalent to con- con- + sanguin- (stem of sanguis) blood + -eus -eous

consanguineously, adverb
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consanguinity (ˌkɒnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪtɪ)
 
n
1.  relationship by blood; kinship
2.  close affinity or connection
3.  geology (of igneous rocks) similarity of origin, as shown by common mineral and chemical compositions and often texture
 
[C14: see con-, sanguine]
 
consan'guineous
 
adj
 
con'sanguine
 
adj
 
consan'guineously
 
adv

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consanguine
c.1600, from Fr. consanguin, from L. consanguineus "of the same blood" (see consanguinity).

consanguineous
c.1600, from L. consanguineus "of the same blood" (see consanguinity).
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consanguineous con·san·guin·e·ous (kŏn'sān-gwĭn'ē-əs, -sāng-)
adj.
Exhibiting consanguinity.

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