cognate Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
blood relative; blood relation; sib.
noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
adjective satellite related in nature
- connate qualities
adjective satellite having the same ancestral language
- cognate languages
adjective satellite related by blood
blood-related; consanguine; kin; akin; consanguineal; consanguineous.
Allied by blood; kindred by birth; specifically (Law), related on the mother's side.
Of the same or a similar nature; of the same family; proceeding from the same stock or root; allied; kindred; as, a. cognatelanguage
(Law) One who is related to another on the female side.Wharton.
One of a number of things allied in origin or nature; as, certain letters are. cognates
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