cousiness

noun
cous·​in·​ess | \ -zᵊnə̇s \
plural -es

Definition of cousiness

: a female cousin : kinswoman

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History and Etymology for cousiness

Middle English cosiness, from cosin + -ess, -esse -ess

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

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