consanguinity

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

Definition of consanguinity

plural consanguinities
1 : the quality or state of being consanguineous
  • persons related by consanguinity
2 : a close relation or connection
  • the consanguinity of monotheistic religions

Origin and Etymology of consanguinity


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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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