Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: consanguineous

consanguineous: [kon-sang-gwin-ee-uh s]

adjective: Of the same blood or origin;  descended from the same ancestor. 

Origin: Latin, 1595-1605

Such an extravagant word for such a simple meaning, but I love how it rolls off the tongue! 
Tags: adjective, c, latin, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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