cousinage

noun
cous·​in·​age | \ ˈkə-zə-nij How to pronounce cousinage (audio) \

Definition of cousinage

1 : relationship of cousins : kinship
2 : a collection of cousins : kinfolk

First Known Use of cousinage

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cousinage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cousinage. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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