cousinage

noun

cous·​in·​age ˈkə-zə-nij How to pronounce cousinage (audio)
1
: relationship of cousins : kinship
2
: a collection of cousins : kinfolk

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of cousinage was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Cousinage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cousinage. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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