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consanguinity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consanguinity  \Con`san*guin"i*ty\,  n.  [L.  consanguinitas:  cf  F. 
  consanguintit['e].] 
  The  relation  of  persons  by  blood,  in  distinction  from 
  affinity  or  relation  by  marriage;  blood  relationship;  as 
  lineal  consanguinity;  collateral  consanguinity. 
 
  Invoking  aid  by  the  ties  of  consanguinity.  --Prescott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consanguinity 
  n  :  related  by  blood  [syn:  {blood  kinship},  {cognation}]  [ant:  {affinity}] 




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