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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


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