See also: kind and Kind

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From Middle English -kinde, -kunde, -kuinde, alteration (due to the noun kind (type, class)) of -kin, -kun, -cun, from Old English -cynn (of or belonging to a specified race or family), from cynn (family, race), see kin. Most uses appear to have been formed by analogy with mankind.

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  1. Used to form nouns denoting groups or classes taken collectively from animate nouns

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