sister-german

noun

plural sisters-german
: a sister through both father and mother : a full sister compare half sister

Word History

Etymology

Middle English sister germain, partial translation of Middle French sœur germaine, from sœur sister + germaine, feminine of germain having the same parents

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“Sister-german.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sister-german. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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