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Word: cognate

Definition: having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.


Sentences Containing 'cognate'

Whether that Artificer of things, The origin of a better world, made him from the divine seed; Or the earth, being recent and lately sundered from the high Ether, retained some seeds of cognate heaven.''
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