See also: cousin

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A Middle English surname from Norman terminology. From Anglo-Norman, from Old French cusin, cosin, cousin (cousin) (French cousin, cousine). Literally, familial relative.

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Cousin (plural Cousins)

  1. A surname from Middle English

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Etymology

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Ca. 1600, from Middle French cousin, from Latin consobrinus.

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  • IPA(key): /kuˈzɛ̃/, /kuˈzɛ̃ː/, /kuˈzɛŋ/, /kʊ-/
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Cousin m (strong, genitive Cousins, plural Cousins, feminine Cousine)

  1. male cousin
    Synonym: (dated) Vetter

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