consanguineous love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
  • More specifically Of the same father by different wives; characterized by this relation. Also consanguinean Maine.
  • Pertaining to or affected by the relation of consanguinity.
  • In petrography, derived from a common parent magma: said of igneous rocks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. related by blood

Etymologies

From Latin cōnsanguineus : com-, com- + sanguineus, of blood; see sanguine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Learned borrowing from Latin consanguineosus (with English -ous), from com- ("together") + sanguineus ("of or pertaining to blood"), from sanguis ("blood") (Wiktionary)

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