consanguineal

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consanguineal (comparative more consanguineal, superlative most consanguineal)

  1. Related by bloodline; consanguineous.
    • 1882, J. W. Powell, "Outlines of Sociology," Transactions of the Anthropological Society of Washington, vol. 1, p. 124,
      In the family law of very early society descent is in the female line, the control of the children belongs to the mother and her consanguineal kindred.
    • 2001, Almuth Degener, "Hunters' Lore in Nuristan," Asian Folklore Studies, vol. 60, no. 2, p. 334,
      Social structure and organization within the Nuristani communities of Waigal . . . is based primarily on relations of consanguineal or fictive kinship.