connate

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adjective con·nate \kä-ˈnāt, ˈkä-ˌnāt\

Definition of connate

  1. 1 :  akin, congenial

  2. 2 :  innate, inborn

  3. 3 :  born or originated together

  4. 4 :  entrapped in sediments at the time of their deposition connate water

connately

adverb

Examples of connate in a sentence

  1. the central premise of the comedy is that organized crime and moviemaking are pretty much connate activities

Origin and Etymology of connate

Late Latin connatus, past participle of connasci to be born together, from Latin com- + nasci to be born — more at nation


First Known Use: 1641


Medical Dictionary

connate

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adjective con·nate \kä-ˈnāt, ˈkän-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of connate

  1. :  firmly united connate bones

connately

adverb


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