Definition of consanguine in English:

consanguine

adjective

  • another term for consanguineous
    • ‘It examined the growth of ‘intelligence’ through inventions and discoveries, the development of government from the gens, the development of the family from consanguine to monogamous, and the growth of concepts of property.’
    • ‘The parents were consanguine, second degree relatives.’
    • ‘There is no theory which would suggest that the men who are proximate to these children would be other than consanguine kin.’
    • ‘The first is accomplished by suppressing incestuous relations between children and parents through a system of kinship and clan taboos designed to ban sexual relations between individuals too closely consanguine.’
    • ‘The parents and another couple in this family were consanguine.’
    • ‘We describe 2 SDS-affected daughters of consanguine parents who were born 1 year apart, at 35 and 36 weeks of gestation, and who died at the age of 4 and 3.5 months, respectively, due to respiratory infections.’
    • ‘Relatives were consanguine parents and siblings, as ascertained by history.’

Pronunciation

consanguine

/kɒnˈsaŋɡwɪn/