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consanguineous (adj.)

"of the same blood, related by birth," c. 1600, from Latin consanguineus "of the same blood," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + sanguineus "of blood" (see sanguinary).

updated on March 05, 2018

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Definitions of consanguineous from WordNet

consanguineous (adj.)
related by blood;
Synonyms: akin / blood-related / cognate / consanguine / consanguineal / kin
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