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cousin  


      n  
1      (Also called)    first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin   the child of one's aunt or uncle  
2    a relative who has descended from one of one's common ancestors. A person's second cousin is the child of one of his parents' first cousins. A person's third cousin is the child of one of his parents' second cousins. A first cousin once removed (or loosely second cousin) is the child of one's first cousin.  
3    a member of a group related by race, ancestry, interests, etc.  
our Australian cousins     
4    a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman  
     (C13: from Old French cosin, from Latin consobrinus cousin, from sobrinus cousin on the mother's side; related to soror sister)  
  cousinhood, cousinship      n  
  cousinly      adj, adv  


cater-cousin  
      n  
Archaic   a close friend  
     (C16: perhaps from obsolete cater caterer; for sense, compare foster, as in foster brother, etc.)  
country cousin  
      n   an unsophisticated person from the country, esp. one regarded as an object of amusement  
Cousin     (French)  
      n   Victor (<PH:v><PH:i><PH:k><PH:t><PH:%><PH:r>). 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer  
second cousin  
      n   the child of a first cousin of either of one's parents  
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Cousin     (French)  
      n   Victor (<PH:v><PH:i><PH:k><PH:t><PH:%><PH:r>). 1792--1867, French philosopher and educational reformer  


cater-cousin  
      n  
Archaic   a close friend  
     (C16: perhaps from obsolete cater caterer; for sense, compare foster, as in foster brother, etc.)  
country cousin  
      n   an unsophisticated person from the country, esp. one regarded as an object of amusement  
cousin  
      n  
1      (Also called)    first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin   the child of one's aunt or uncle  
2    a relative who has descended from one of one's common ancestors. A person's second cousin is the child of one of his parents' first cousins. A person's third cousin is the child of one of his parents' second cousins. A first cousin once removed (or loosely second cousin) is the child of one's first cousin.  
3    a member of a group related by race, ancestry, interests, etc.  
our Australian cousins     
4    a title used by a sovereign when addressing another sovereign or a nobleman  
     (C13: from Old French cosin, from Latin consobrinus cousin, from sobrinus cousin on the mother's side; related to soror sister)  
  cousinhood, cousinship      n  
  cousinly      adj, adv  
second cousin  
      n   the child of a first cousin of either of one's parents  

Diccionario de inglés definición  

kissing cousin n.
an acquaintance or relative close enough to greet by giving a kiss

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