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sib

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adjective \ˈsib\

Definition of sib

  1. :  related by blood :  akin



Origin and Etymology of sib

Middle English, from Old English sibb, from sibb kinship; akin to Old High German sippa kinship, family, Latin sodalis comrade, Greek ēthos custom, character, Latin suus one's own — more at suicide


First Known Use: before 12th century


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sib

noun

Definition of sib

  1. 1a :  kindred, relativesb :  a blood relation :  kinsman

  2. 2 :  a brother or sister considered irrespective of sex; broadly :  any plant or animal of a group sharing a degree of genetic relationship corresponding to that of human sibs

  3. 3 :  a group of persons unilaterally descended from a real or supposed ancestor



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of sib

before 12th century

Rhymes with sib


Medical Dictionary

sib

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noun \ˈsib\

Medical Definition of sib

  1. :  a brother or sister considered irrespective of sex; broadly :  any plant or animal of a group sharing a degree of genetic relationship corresponding to that of human sibs




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of sib Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about sib


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