blood relation


: someone who has the same parents or ancestors as another : blood relative

Examples of blood relation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite our familiarity with the dictionary’s explanation, within the context of culture, especially Black culture, an auntie can be a figure in someone’s life irrespective of blood relation. India Espy-Jones, Essence, 16 Aug. 2023 Over the past 20 years, a number of historians (including Mount Vernon research historian emerita Mary Thompson) have argued that Costin may have been a blood relation of the first lady. Cassandra Good, Smithsonian Magazine, 5 June 2023 The America’s Got Talent host and The Morning Show star, both 54, met up over Memorial Day weekend, after uncovering their surprising blood relation in a recent episode of the PBS ancestry show Finding Your Roots. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 2 June 2023

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“Blood relation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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