View definitions for consanguineal


adjective as in connate

adjective as in connatural

adjective as in consanguine

adjective as in consanguineous

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The gens is an organized body of consanguineal kindred in the female line.

From about 1855 to 1880 much was written about the effect of consanguineal interbreeding.

There is no variation of the social monotony, and the result is socially the same as close consanguineal interbreeding.

Usually several of these consanguineal units comprise a village, and their captains form its governing body.

Do the local and descriptive names of "the clans or consanguineal bands," also descend in the female line?


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consanguineal, such as: agnate, akin, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, and kin.

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