Cognation Definition

kägnāzhən
noun
Relationship by descent from the same ancestor or source.
Webster's New World
Relationship by blood, whether through a common female or male descendant, rather than by marriage.
Webster's New World Law
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
enationmatrilineageblood kinshipconsanguinity
Antonyms:
affinity

Other Word Forms of Cognation

Noun

Singular:
cognation
Plural:
cognations

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