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  • n. An (extended) family.

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  • n. (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

Etymologies

From Yiddish משפּחה (mishpokhe), from Hebrew מִשְׁפָּחָה (mishpakhá, "family"). (Wiktionary)

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