cognation
noun Date: 14th century cognate relationship

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  • cognation — [ kɔgnasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1520; « la parenté, les parents » 1170; lat. cognatio → cognat ♦ Dr. rom. Parenté naturelle. Spécialt Parenté par les femmes (opposé à agnation). ● cognation nom féminin (latin cognatio, onis) Lien de parenté entre des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cognation — Cog*na tion, n. [L. cognatio.] 1. Relationship by blood; descent from the same original; kindred. [1913 Webster] As by our cognation to the body of the first Adam. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Participation of the same nature. Sir T. Browne.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cognation — index affinity (family ties), ancestry, blood, degree (kinship), filiation, kinship, propinquity (kins …   Law dictionary

  • cognation — COGNATION. s. f. Lien de parenté entre tous les descendans d une même souche …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • cognation — [käg nā′shən] n. [ME cognacioun < L cognatio: see COGNATE] relationship by descent from the same ancestor or source …   English World dictionary

  • cognation — /kogneyshan/ In the civil law, signifies generally the kindred which exists between two persons who are united by ties of blood or family, or both. @ civil cognation Civil cognation is that which proceeds alone from the ties of families, as the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognation — /kogneyshan/ In the civil law, signifies generally the kindred which exists between two persons who are united by ties of blood or family, or both. @ civil cognation Civil cognation is that which proceeds alone from the ties of families, as the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognation — /kog nay sheuhn/, n. cognate relationship. [1350 1400; ME cognacioun ( < AF, OF) < L cognation (s. of cognatio) kinship, equiv. to cognat(us) COGNATE + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • cognation — (kog na sion) s. f. Terme de droit. Lien de parenté qui unit les cognats.    En droit romain, parenté naturelle. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Pour monstrer aux Juifs que la grace de Dieu n est pas liée à la semence d Abraham, et mesme que ceste… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • COGNATION — s. f. T. de Jurispr. Lien de parenté entre tous les descendants d une même souche …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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