kinsman


kinsman
/kinz"meuhn/, n., pl. kinsmen.
1. a blood relative, esp. a male.
2. a relative by marriage.
3. a person of the same nationality or ethnic group.
[1100-50; late OE cinnes man. See KIN, 'S1, MAN1]

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