cross-cousin marriage


noun

marriage between the children of a brother and sister.

Nearby words

  1. cross-compound,
  2. cross-correlation,
  3. cross-country,
  4. cross-country skiing,
  5. cross-cousin,
  6. cross-cultural,
  7. cross-current,
  8. cross-curricular,
  9. cross-cutting,
  10. cross-dating


Origin of cross-cousin marriage

First recorded in 1885–90

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