consanguinity

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From Middle English consanguinytee, consanguinite, consanguinyte, from Old French consanguinité and Latin cōnsanguinitātem, accusative of Latin cōnsanguinitās, from cōnsanguineus, from Latin com- (together) + sanguineus (of or pertaining to blood), from Latin sanguis (blood).

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consanguinity (countable and uncountable, plural consanguinities)

  1. A consanguineous or family relationship through parentage or descent. A blood relationship.

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