Enate meaning

ĭ-nāt, ēnāt
Growing outward.
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Related on the mother's side.
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A relative whose relation is traced only through female members of the family.

A great grandmother is an enate if she is your mother's mother's mother.

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Any maternal female relative.
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Related on the maternal side of the family.
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(linguistics) Having identical grammatical structure (but with elements that are semantically different).
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Growing out.
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A relative on one's mother's side.
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Related to someone by female connections.
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Origin of enate

  • Latin ēnātus past participle of ēnāscī to issue forth ē-, ex- ex- nāscī to be born genə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Ä“nātus.

    From Wiktionary