genetic relationship

noun Historical Linguistics.

the relationship that exists between languages that have developed from a single earlier language.

Nearby words

  1. genetic load,
  2. genetic male,
  3. genetic map,
  4. genetic marker,
  5. genetic psychology,
  6. genetic screening,
  7. genetic testing,
  8. genetically modified,
  9. genetically modified organism,
  10. geneticist

Origin of genetic relationship

First recorded in 1875–80

Also called genealogical relationship. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019