second cousin

noun

Definition of second cousin

  1. :  the child of one's parent's first cousin

Examples of second cousin in a sentence

  1. Susan is my second cousin.

1660

First Known Use of second cousin

1660


SECOND COUSIN Defined for English Language Learners

second cousin

noun

Definition of second cousin for English Language Learners

  • : a child of your parent's cousin

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