blood relative

noun

Definition of blood relative

US

  1. :  someone who has the same parents or ancestors as another person Your sister is your blood relative, but your brother-in-law is not.

Word by Word Definitions

bloodplay
  1. :  the fluid that circulates in the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins of a vertebrate animal carrying nourishment and oxygen to and bringing away waste products from all parts of the body

    :  a comparable fluid of an invertebrate

    :  a fluid resembling blood

  1. :  to stain or wet with blood

    :  bleed

    :  to expose (a hunting dog) to sight, scent, or taste of the blood of its prey

relativeplay
  1. :  a word referring grammatically to an antecedent

    :  a thing having a relation to or connection with or necessary dependence on another thing

    :  a person connected with another by blood or affinity

  1. :  introducing a subordinate clause qualifying an expressed or implied antecedent

    :  introduced by such a connective

    :  relevant, pertinent


Law Dictionary

blood relative

noun blood rel·a·tive

Legal Definition of blood relative

  1. :  a relative by common descent — compare affine


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