If two cousins are from different generations to the common ancestor, the term removed indicates how many generations apart they are.
For example, if Phil and Marie are first cousins (have a common grandparent), and Marie has a son Andre, Phil and Andre are first cousins once removed.
"once-removed." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 12 April 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/once-removed>.
once-removed. (n.d.). Retrieved April 12th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/once-removed
Yes, I'd like to receive Word of the Day emails from YourDictionary.com
By continuing, you agree to our
Please set a username for yourself.
People will see it as Author Name with your public flash cards.