Connascence
Connascence Con*nas"cence, Connascency Con*nas"cen*cy, n. [L. con- + nascentia birth, fr. nascens, p. pr. of nasci to be born.] 1. The common birth of two or more at the same tome; production of two or more together. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is born or produced with another. [1913 Webster]

3. The act of growing together. [Obs.] --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]


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  • connascence — connascˈence or connascˈency noun • • • Main Entry: ↑connascent * * * † connascence Obs. 0 (kəˈnæsəns) [f. L. connāscent em: see connascent and ence.] = next. in Johnson (who quotes Wiseman: but see next) …   Useful english dictionary

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