sibling

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noun sib·ling \ˈsi-bliŋ\

Definition of sibling

  1. 1 :  sib 2; also :  one of two or more individuals having one common parent

  2. 2 :  one of two or more things related by a common tie or characteristic <the sedan's smaller sibling>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of sibling

before 12th century

Other Genetics Terms



SIBLING Defined for English Language Learners

sibling

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noun sib·ling \ˈsi-bliŋ\

Definition of sibling for English Language Learners

  • : a brother or sister


SIBLING Defined for Kids

sibling

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noun sib·ling \ˈsi-bliŋ\

Definition of sibling for Students

  1. :  a brother or sister <an older sibling>


Medical Dictionary

sibling

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noun sib·ling \ˈsib-liŋ\

Medical Definition of sibling

  1. :  sib; also :  one of two or more individuals having one common parent



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