American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
- More specifically Of the same father by different wives; characterized by this relation. Also consanguinean Maine.
- Pertaining to or affected by the relation of consanguinity.
- In petrography, derived from a common parent magma: said of igneous rocks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
- adj. related by blood
- Learned borrowing from Latin consanguineosus (with English -ous), from com- ("together") + sanguineus ("of or pertaining to blood"), from sanguis ("blood") (Wiktionary)
- From Latin cōnsanguineus : com-, com- + sanguineus, of blood; see sanguine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“These are called _sandugo_, which means "consanguineous," or "of the same blood.”
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“When looking at incest, for instance, it is quite clear that permitting consanguineous relationships will lead to power imbalances, psychological damage, sexual abuse, and a high rate of genetic diseases.”
“Here and there, even of old time, the wise men recognised it; and we so recognise it to-day, as witness our bars against consanguineous marriage.”
“The Ute must be the updated version of the Holden Pickup (unless the two are consanguineous simultaneous the same thing), as in this extract:”
“Consequently, consanguineous unions were a significant proportion of the consecrated marriages.”
“Genealogies describe consanguineous relations, while estate inventories name spouses and children, both minor and adult.”
“Her attention was directed towards the diversity in the frequencies of consanguineous matings in various communities and their possible consequences.”
“Of the eleven marriages made by six Spanish kings over this period, all but two were consanguineous and several involved very close relatives.”
“Whether consanguineous marriages, such as are permitted in civilised nations, and which would not be considered as close interbreeding in the case of our domesticated animals, cause any injury will never be known with certainty until a census is taken with this object in view.”
“When the principles of breeding and of inheritance are better understood, we shall not hear ignorant members of our legislature rejecting with scorn a plan for ascertaining by an easy method whether or not consanguineous marriages are injurious to man.”
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