consanguinity

noun
con·san·guin·i·ty | \ ˌkän-ˌsan-ˈgwi-nə-tē , -ˌsaŋ- \
plural consanguinities

Definition of consanguinity 

1 : the quality or state of being consanguineous persons related by consanguinity

2 : a close relation or connection the consanguinity of monotheistic religions

First Known Use of consanguinity

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for consanguinity

see consanguineous

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consanguinity

noun
con·san·guin·i·ty | \ ˌkän-ˌsan-ˈgwi-nə-tē, -ˌsaŋ- \

Legal Definition of consanguinity 

: the quality or state of being consanguineous

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