Definition of consanguine in English:

consanguine

adjective

  • another term for consanguineous
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Relatives were consanguine parents and siblings, as ascertained by history.’
    • ‘There is no theory which would suggest that the men who are proximate to these children would be other than consanguine kin.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The parents were consanguine, second degree relatives.’
    • ‘The parents and another couple in this family were consanguine.’

Pronunciation

consanguine

/kɒnˈsaŋɡwɪn/