Denoting consanguinity. [L. cum, with, + sanguis, blood : consanguineus]

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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 related <\consanguineous marriages>
con·san·guin·i·ty -'gwin-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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con·san·guin·e·ous (kon″sang-gwinґe-əs) related by blood.

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  • consanguineous — 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 …   Law dictionary

  • Consanguineous — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • consanguineous — [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 …   English World dictionary

  • consanguineous — 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:… …   Wiktionary

  • consanguineous — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consanguineous — 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… …   Universalium

  • consanguineous — (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 …   English dictionary for students

  • consanguineous — adj. related by blood, descended from the same ancestor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consanguineous — [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 …   English new terms dictionary

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