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cognation definition

  • noun:
    • a cognate commitment
    • Relationship by bloodstream; descent from the exact same original; kindred.
    • Participation of the identical nature.
    • That tie of consanguinity which exists between people descended from same mother; -- found in distinction from agnation.
    • commitment by descent from same set, including both the male and the female lines. See agnation.
    • Affinity by kindred origin.
    • Affinity of any sort; similarity in nature or character.
    • (anthropology) relevant by bloodstream
    • line of descent tracked through maternal side of the household
    • a cognate relationship
    • commitment by blood; descent through the exact same original; kindred.
    • Participation of the same nature.
    • That tie of consanguinity which exists between individuals descended from exact same mom; -- utilized in distinction from agnation.
    • commitment by lineage from the same pair, including both male as well as the feminine lines. See agnation.
    • Affinity by kindred beginning.
    • Affinity of any kind; resemblance in general or character.
    • (anthropology) related by blood
    • distinct descent traced through the maternal side of the family
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