blood relative

noun

Definition of blood relative

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

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blood relative

noun
blood rel·​a·​tive

Legal Definition of blood relative

: a relative by common descent — compare affine

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