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Meaning of CONSANGUINITY

Pronunciation:  `kânsang'gwinitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  related by blood
 

CONSANGUINITY is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: blood kinship, cognation
 
 Antonyms: affinity, kinship by marriage
 
 See Also: family relationship, kinship, relationship

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`san*guin"i*ty\, n. [L. consanguinitas: cf. F.
consanguintit['e].]
The relation of persons by blood, in distinction from
affinity or relation by marriage; blood relationship; as,
lineal consanguinity; collateral consanguinity.

      Invoking aid by the ties of consanguinity. --Prescott.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affiliation, affinity, agnation, alliance, ancestry, apparentation, birth, blood, blood relationship, bloodline, branch, breed, brotherhood, brothership, cognation, common ancestry, common descent, common source, common stock, connection, cousinhood, cousinship, derivation, descent, direct line, distaff side, enation, extraction, family, family relationship, fatherhood, female line, filiation, fraternity, house, kindred, kinship, line, line of descent, lineage, male line, maternity, matrilineage, matriliny, matrisib, matrocliny, motherhood, paternity, patrilineage, patriliny, patrisib, patrocliny, phylum, propinquity, race, relation, relationship, seed, sept, sibship, side, sisterhood, sistership, spear side, spindle side, stem, stirps, stock, strain, succession, sword side, ties of blood
 

 

 

 

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