cognation

noun
cog·​na·​tion | \ käg-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce cognation (audio) \

Definition of cognation

: cognate relationship

First Known Use of cognation

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Cognation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cognation. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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