Consanguineous meaning

kŏn-săng'gwĭn, kən-
Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.
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Having the same ancestor; closely related.
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Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.
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Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
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Origin of consanguineous

  • From Latin cōnsanguineus com- com- sanguineus of blood sanguine
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Learned borrowing from Latin consanguineosus (with English -ous), from com- (“together”) + sanguineus (“of or pertaining to blood”), from sanguis (“blood”)
    From Wiktionary