- having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood.
Also con·san·guine [kon-sang-gwin] /kɒnˈsæŋ gwɪn/, con·san·guin·e·al.
Origin of consanguineous
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Examples from the Web for consanguineal
Then he said coolly, 'Mademoiselle, you are the victim of consanguineal sorcery.'L-bas
J. K. Huysmans
Do the local and descriptive names of "the clans or consanguineal bands," also descend in the female line?
They were also "clans or consanguineal bands," each "usually named from some town or camp it had once occupied."
The gens is an organized body of consanguineal kindred in the female line.Wyandot Government: A Short Study of Tribal Society
John Wesley Powell
From about 1855 to 1880 much was written about the effect of consanguineal interbreeding.Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population
George B. Louis Arner
Word Origin and History for consanguineal
c.1600, from Latin consanguineus "of the same blood" (see consanguinity).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Exhibiting consanguinity.
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