Etymology
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connate (adj.)

1640s, "allied in origin or nature;" 1650s, "born or produced at the same time, congenital," from Late Latin connatus "born together, born at the same time," past participle of connasci "to be born together," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + nasci "to be born" (Old Latin gnasci, from PIE root *gene- "give birth, beget"). Related: Connation.

updated on March 03, 2018

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Definitions of connate from WordNet

connate (adj.)
of similar parts or organs; closely joined or united;
a connate tomato flower
connate (adj.)
related in nature;
connate qualities
Synonyms: cognate
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