Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consanguineous.
  • noun A person consanguineous with another one.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of the same blood; related by birth.

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  • adjective Related by bloodline; consanguineous.

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  • adjective related by blood

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They strong-armed aside the last King of Afghanistan, disregarding the importance of consanguineal dynastic loyalty, which is a crucial element in establishing a unified and legitimate Afghan state.

    Michael Hughes: Obama's Vietnam

  • It would be tempting to accept the theory (implied by White and Junod) that women's tattoos were an inscription of consanguineal kinship intended as evidenceperhaps for husbands and affinesthat wives 'affective loyalties lay permanently with their natal clan.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Emphasizing continuity rather than change, women's life-storytelling reveals their deep involvement in extensive kin-based social networks (consanguineal, affinal, fictive), but places marriage and uterine ties consistently in the narrative foreground.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Each one of the Blackfoot tribes is subdivided into gentes, a gens being a body of consanguineal kindred in the male line.

    Blackfoot Lodge Tales

  • In all of these stages the conjugal and consanguineal regulations are affected by the militant habits characteristic of primitive groups; more warriors than women are slain in battle, and there are more female captives than male; and thus the polygamy is mainly or wholly polygyny.

    The Siouan Indians

  • It may also be a patruate cousin-group and an avunculate cousin-group; and in general, every member of a brother-group has the same consanguineal relation to persons outside of the group as that of every other member.

    The Siouan Indians

  • Then he said coolly, 'Mademoiselle, you are the victim of consanguineal sorcery.'

    Là-bas

  • In North America, marriages between consanguineal kin are strongly discouraged.

    South Dakota Politics

  • In North America, marriages between consanguineal kin are strongly discouraged.

    South Dakota Politics

  • In North America, marriages between consanguineal kin are strongly discouraged.

    South Dakota Politics

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