consanguinity


consanguinity
con·san·guin·i·ty /ˌkän-ˌsan-'gwi-nə-tē, -ˌsaŋ-/ n: the quality or state of being consanguineous

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

consanguinity
index affiliation (bloodline), affinity (family ties), ancestry, blood, connection (relation), contact (association), degree (kinship), family (common ancestry), kinship, propinquity (kinship), relation (kinship), relationship (family tie)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


consanguinity
n.
Blood relationship; the relationship of people who share a common ancestor.
adj.
consanguine, consanguineous

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


consanguinity

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


consanguinity
An old-fashioned term referring to the relationship of "blood relatives" — people who have a common ancestor. Consanguinity exists, for example, between brothers and sisters but not between husbands and wives.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


consanguinity
n. The relationship between people who share a common ancestor.
See also degree, heir, affinity.
@ collateral consanguinity
The relationship between people who share a common ancestor but are not ascended or descended from one another.
@ lineal consanguinity
The relationship between people who are ascended or descended from one another.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


consanguinity
Blood relationship; the relation of people who descend from the same ancestor.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


consanguinity
Blood relationship; the relation of people who descend from the same ancestor.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Consanguinity —     Consanguinity (in Canon Law)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Consanguinity (in Canon Law)     Consanguinity is a diriment impediment of marriage as far as the fourth degree of kinship inclusive. The term consanguinity here means, within certain …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Consanguinity — Con san*guin i*ty, n. [L. consanguinitas: cf. F. consanguintit[ e].] The relation of persons by blood, in distinction from affinity or relation by marriage; blood relationship; as, lineal consanguinity; collateral consanguinity. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consanguinity) — consanguinity). См. коэффициент родства. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • consanguinity — consanguinity. См. кровосмешение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • consanguinity — c.1400, from M.Fr. consanguinité, from L. consanguinitatem (nom. consanguinitas), from consanguineus consanguineous, of the same blood, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + sanguineus of blood (see SANGUINE (Cf. sanguine)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • consanguinity — [n] family relationship affiliation, affinity, agnate, blood relationship, brotherhood, cognate, connection, family tie, filiation, kin, kindred, kindredship, kinship, lineage, race, sisterhood, strain; concepts 296,388 …   New thesaurus

  • consanguinity — [kän΄saŋ gwin′ə tē, kän΄sangwin′ə tē] n. [ME & OFr consanguinite < L consanguinitas: see CONSANGUINEOUS] 1. relationship by descent from the same ancestor; blood relationship: distinguished from AFFINITY 2. close association; connection …   English World dictionary

  • Consanguinity — Bernard Gui s Arbor genealogiae regum Francorum, showing consanguinity of the kings of France Consanguinity ( con (with/together) sanguine (blood) ity (no …   Wikipedia

  • consanguinity — /kon sang gwin i tee/, n. 1. relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship (distinguished from affinity). 2. close relationship or connection. [1350 1400; ME consanguinite ( < AF) < L consanguinitas. See CONSANGUINEOUS, ITY] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Consanguinity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Relations of kindred. < N PARAG:Consanguinity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 consanguinity consanguinity relationship kindred blood Sgm: N 1 parentage parentage &c.(paternity) 166 Sgm: N 1 filiation filiation affiliation …   English dictionary for students


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