Cousin-german Cous"in-ger"man (-j?r"man), n. [Cousin + german closely akin.] A first cousin. See Note under {Cousin}, 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • cousin-german — [kuz΄ən jʉr′mən] n. pl. cousins german [Fr cousin germain: see COUSIN & GERMAN] a first cousin; child of one s uncle or aunt …   English World dictionary

  • cousin-german — /kuz euhn jerr meuhn/, n., pl. cousins german /kuz euhnz jerr meuhn/. cousin (def. 1). [1250 1300; ME cosin germain. See COUSIN, GERMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • cousin-german — /kʌzən ˈdʒɜmən/ (say kuzuhn jermuhn) noun (plural cousins german) a first cousin. See cousin (def. 2). {French cousin germain. See german (adjective) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cousin-german — noun (plural cousins german) old fashioned term for cousin. Origin ME: from Fr. cousin germain (see german) …   English new terms dictionary

  • cousin-german — noun (plural cousins german) Etymology: Middle English cosin germain, from Middle French, from Old French, from cosin + germain german Date: 14th century cousin 1a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cousin-german — noun the child of your aunt or uncle • Syn: ↑cousin, ↑first cousin, ↑full cousin • Derivationally related forms: ↑cousinly (for: ↑cousin) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cousin-german — cous′in ger′man n. pl. cousins german ant cousin 1) • Etymology: 1250–1300 …   From formal English to slang

  • cousin-german — noun first cousin …   Wiktionary

  • cousin-german — first cousin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cousin-german — n. First cousin …   New dictionary of synonyms

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