- [noun] one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
Synonyms: blood relation, blood relative, sib
- [noun] a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
- [adjective] related in nature; "connate qualities"
- [adjective] having the same ancestral language; "cognate languages"
- [adjective] related by blood
Synonyms: akin, blood-related, consanguine, consanguineous, kin