kin


kin
kinless, adj.
/kin/, n.
1. a person's relatives collectively; kinfolk.
2. family relationship or kinship.
3. a group of persons descended from a common ancestor or constituting a family, clan, tribe, or race.
4. a relative or kinsman.
5. someone or something of the same or similar kind: philosophy and its kin, theology.
6. of kin, of the same family; related; akin: Although their surnames are identical they are not of kin.
adj.
7. of the same family; related; akin.
8. of the same kind or nature; having affinity.
[bef. 900; ME; OE cyn; c. OS, OHG kunni, ON kyn, Goth kuni; akin to L genus, Gk génos, Skt jánas. See GENDER]

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also called  Kinsfolk,  

      persons deemed related through blood or marriage or both. See kinship.

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Universalium. 2010.

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