Cognation

Definition of Cognation

Cog`na´tion
n.1.Relationship by blood; descent from the same original; kindred.
As by our cognation to the body of the first Adam.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.Participation of the same nature.
A like temper and cognation.
- Sir K. Digby.
3.(Law) That tie of consanguinity which exists between persons descended from the same mother; - used in distinction from agnation.

Related Words

enation, matrilineage, unilateral descent
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