consanguinity


consanguinity
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. 2014.

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