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English noun: cognation

1. cognation line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family


Synonymsenation, matrilineage


Broader (hypernym)unilateral descent

2. cognation (anthropology) related by blood


Synonymsblood kinship, consanguinity


Broader (hypernym)family relationship, kinship, relationship


Domain categoryanthropology


Antonymsaffinity









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