consanguineous

  • 1consanguineous — con·san·guin·e·ous /ˌkän ˌsan gwi nē əs, ˌsaŋ / adj: of the same blood or origin; specif: descended from the same ancestor con·san·guin·e·ous·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 2Consanguineous — Con san*guin e*ous, a. [L. conguineus; con + sanguis blood: cf. F. consanguin. See {Sanquine}.] Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor. Shak. Syn: consanguine. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3consanguineous — c.1600, from L. consanguineus of the same blood (see CONSANGUINITY (Cf. consanguinity)) …

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  • 4consanguineous — [kän΄saŋ′gwinkän΄saŋ gwin′ē əs, kän΄sangwin′ē əs] adj. [L consanguineus, of the same blood: see COM & SANGUINE] having the same ancestor; closely related: also consanguine [kän΄saŋ′gwin] consanguineously adv …

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  • 5consanguineous — adjective /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪniəs/ Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor. Consanguineous marriage is customary in many societies, but leads to an increased birth prevalence of infants with severe recessive disorders. Syn:… …

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  • 6consanguineous — Denoting consanguinity. [L. cum, with, + sanguis, blood : consanguineus] * * * con·san·guin·e·ous .kän .san gwin ē əs, .saŋ adj of the same blood or origin specif relating to or involving persons (as first cousins) that are relatively closely… …

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  • 7consanguineous — adjective Etymology: Latin consanguineus, from com + sanguin , sanguis blood Date: 1601 of the same blood or origin; specifically descended from the same ancestor • consanguineously adverb …

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  • 8consanguineous — consanguineously, adv. /kon sang gwin ee euhs/, adj. having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood. Also, consanguine /kon sang gwin/, consanguineal. [1595 1605; < L consanguineus, equiv. to con CON + sanguin (s. of sanguis) blood + eus&#8230; …

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  • 9consanguineous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin: agnate, akin, allied, cognate, connate, connatural, consanguine, kindred, related. See KIN …

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  • 10consanguineous — adj. related by blood, descended from the same ancestor …

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  • 11consanguineous — [ˌkɒnsaŋ gwɪnɪəs] adjective relating to or denoting people descended from the same ancestor. Derivatives consanguine adjective consanguinity noun Origin C17: from L. consanguineus of the same blood (from con together + sanguis blood ) + ous …

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  • 12consanguineous — con·san·guin·eous …

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  • 13consanguineous — con•san•guin•e•ous [[t]ˌkɒn sæŋˈgwɪn i əs[/t]] also con•san•guine [[t]kɒnˈsæŋ gwɪn[/t]] con san•guin′e•al, adj. soc having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood • Etymology: 1595–1605; &LT; L consanguineus=con con +sanguineus of blood&#8230; …

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  • 14consanguineous — /kɒnsæŋˈgwɪniəs / (say konsang gwineeuhs) adjective related by birth; akin. Also, consanguine /kɒnˈsæŋgwən/ (say kon sanggwuhn). {Latin consanguineus} –consanguineously, adverb …

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  • 15consanguineous — adj. descended from the same ancestor; akin. Derivatives: consanguinity n. Etymology: L consanguineus (as com , sanguis inis blood) …

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  • 16consanguineous marriage — marriage between family members, marriage between relatives …

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  • 17Cousin marriage — Charles Darwin and his wife Emma were first cousins. Cousin marriage is marriage between two cousins. In various jurisdictions and cultures, such marriages range from being considered ideal and actively encouraged, to being uncommon but still&#8230; …

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  • 18consanguinity — /kon sang gwin i tee/, n. 1. relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship (distinguished from affinity). 2. close relationship or connection. [1350 1400; ME consanguinite ( < AF) < L consanguinitas. See CONSANGUINEOUS, ITY] * * * ▪&#8230; …

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  • 19Consanguinity — Bernard Gui s Arbor genealogiae regum Francorum, showing consanguinity of the kings of France Consanguinity ( con (with/together) sanguine (blood) ity (no …

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  • 20Incest — This article is about the variable social/legal/religious/cultural infraction of sexual relations with close kin. For the biological act of reproducing with close kin, see inbreeding. For the descriptive term for blood related kin, see&#8230; …

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