- kimmelstiel-wilson disease,
- kin selection,
Origin of kin
Examples from the Web for kins
There are a few American cases in which kins talk of their totems by periphrases, but every one knows the real names.
What, then, would be the marriageable status of the two kins which bare the phratry names?
The Kins, however, retained their brightness only a little over a century, having been eclipsed by Jenghiz-Khan in 1234.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
I merely mention that the patronymics ending in kins got abbreviated into kiss, and kes, and ks.Curiosities of Puritan Nomenclature|Charles W. Bardsley
Kin′ship, relationship; Kins′man, a man of the same kin or race with another:—fem.
Word Origin for kin
c.1200, from Old English cynn "family; race; kind, sort, rank; nature; gender, sex," from Proto-Germanic *kunjam "family" (cf. Old Frisian kenn, Old Saxon kunni, Old Norse kyn, Old High German chunni "kin, race;" Danish and Swedish kön, Middle Dutch, Dutch kunne "sex, gender;" Gothic kuni "family, race," Old Norse kundr "son," German Kind "child"), from PIE *gen(e)- "to produce" (see genus).
see kith and kin.