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enate

[ee-neyt] /ˈi neɪt/
noun
1.
a person related on one's mother's side.
Compare agnate, cognate.
adjective
2.
Also, enatic
[ee-nat-ik] /iˈnæt ɪk/ (Show IPA)
. related on one's mother's side.
Origin
< Latin ēnātus, past participle of ēnāscī to issue forth, be born
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enate

/ˈiːneɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) growing out or outwards
2.
related on the side of the mother
noun
3.
a relative on the mother's side
Word Origin
C17: from Latin ēnātus, from ēnāscī to be born from, from nāscī to be born
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