consanguinity

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French consanguinité, from Latin consanguinitas, from consanguineosus meaning "consanguineous", from com- meaning "together" + sanguineus meaning "of or pertaining to blood", from sanguis "blood"

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  • IPA(key): /kɑnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪti/
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Noun[edit]

consanguinity (countable and uncountable, plural consanguinities)

  1. A consanguineous or family relationship through parentage or descent. A blood relationship.

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